AWS Cloud Operations & Migrations Blog

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How SMBs can deploy a multi-account environment quickly using AWS Organizations and AWS CloudFormation StackSets

Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) need to operate with high availability and mitigate security risks while keeping costs low. An AWS multi-account environment with workload isolation, robust access control, cost visualization, and integrated security mechanisms can help SMBs build a platform to support growth. SMBs want to deploy a multi-account environment on AWS quickly and […]

Seamlessly off-board from AWS OpsWorks Stacks by detaching resources

Today, we are announcing new capabilities that enable customers to off-board their stacks, layers, and instances from AWS OpsWorks Stacks before it reaches End of Life on May 26, 2024. Previously, we released this blog post that provides customers a way to migrate workloads in a blue/green manner from OpsWorks Stacks to a new architecture […]

Automating Alerts for AWS Global Network Performance

Have your applications hosted on AWS ever experienced inter-Region or inter-Availability Zone (AZ) latency and you wanted to be proactively notified on these latency changes? This blog post describes an automated mechanism to set up those alarms. AWS has introduced the ability to understand the performance of the AWS Global Network by introducing Infrastructure Performance, […]

How BMW Group uses automation to achieve end-to-end compliance at scale on AWS

This post is co-written with Dr. Jens Kohl, Daniel Engelhardt, and Sascha Kallin from BMW Group. The BMW Group – headquartered in Munich, Germany – is a vehicle manufacturer with 149,000 employees worldwide and manufactures in over 30 production and assembly facilities across 15 countries. Today, the BMW Group (BMW) is the world’s leading manufacturer […]

Real User Monitoring with Amazon CloudWatch RUM and Amazon Managed Grafana

Real User Monitoring with Amazon CloudWatch RUM and Amazon Managed Grafana

In today’s fast-paced digital world, users expect fast and reliable web experiences. Slow-loading pages, errors, and other performance issues can lead to lower engagement and conversion rates, ultimately hurting a business’s bottom line. That’s where Real User Monitoring (RUM) comes in. Real User Monitoring (RUM) is a crucial aspect of modern web application development, allowing developers and […]

Selecting your first workloads to migrate your organization to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Introduction Selecting your first workloads to migrate your organization to AWS is a key stage in delivering a successful migration. In this blog post we provide guidance on how to select early migration candidates. We cover how selecting these candidates can help to kick-off a successful migration, reduce risk, and build skills inside your organization. […]

Automating Amazon EC2 Instances Monitoring with Prometheus EC2 Service Discovery and AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry

Traditionally, scraping application Prometheus metrics required manual updates to a configuration file, posing challenges in dynamic AWS environments where Amazon EC2 instances are frequently created or terminated. This not only proves time consuming but also introduces the risk of configuration errors, lacking the agility necessary in dynamic environments. In this blog post, we will demonstrate […]

Delivering Business Value with Cloud Platform Teams

Imagine a world where software developers build applications quickly on the cloud, focusing on innovative features, unburdened by complex infrastructure and intricate configurations. Welcome to the era of the cloud platform team. Cloud platform teams build internal tools, automation, and self-service infrastructure to free developers from commodity tasks and enable them to innovate faster. However, […]

How EverQuote Underwent a Serverless Transformation using AWS

This post is co-written with Conor Teer, Senior Software Engineer, at EverQuote, David Kelly, Principal Software Engineer at EverQuote, and Mark O’Connell, SVP of Engineering at EverQuote. EverQuote is a leading online insurance marketplace that helps protect life’s most important assets- family, property, and future by simplifying the experience of shopping for insurance, making it […]

Accelerate Cloud Transformation: Migrate workloads in Weeks with our EBA Migration Parties

Migrations are complex and involve many teams from all levels of an organization. A 2020 Accenture Cloud Value Study found the top barriers to cloud value realization outlined by 700+ IT leaders were misalignment, legacy infrastructure, and lack of skills. Organizations want to keep their applications secure and compliant as they move to the cloud, […]