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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, […]

Measure Transformation through the Cloud Adoption Lens

Measure Transformation through the Cloud Adoption lens

Introduction Business and technology teams often measure Digital Transformation and use a financial metric as the yardstick of success. This is an output focused approach, for example – if you migrate applications as-is to the cloud and reduce costs, businesses will approve more similar migrations. However, organizations need to take a comprehensive approach and include […]

Choose Wisely and Quickly: A Rapid, Data-Driven Approach to Prioritize Applications for Modernization

Figure 1 – Break free from analysis paralysis In today’s dynamic landscape, companies are seeking faster time-to-value for their business initiatives through cloud adoption. As businesses evolve and embrace digital transformation, application modernization becomes a critical aspect of their cloud journey and an imperative for value creation. Modernizing your applications helps you reduce costs, gain […]

Title of blog: Monitoring Windows services with Amazon CloudWatch

Monitoring Windows services with Amazon CloudWatch

If you run Windows workloads on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), monitoring the health and performance of your Windows Services is essential for reliable systems administration. It’s not just about ensuring uptime; it’s about having a pulse on your system’s health and performance. With a variety of services operating in the background, each playing […]

Multi-tenant monitoring across accounts and regions using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

Multi-tenant monitoring across accounts and regions using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus

In this guest blog post, Nauman Noor (Managing Director), Fabio Dias (Cloud Developer), and Dylan Alibay (Cloud Developer) from the platform engineering team at State Street discuss their use of Amazon Managed Prometheus and AWS Distro for OpenTelemetry to enable monitoring in a multi-tenant, multi-account, and multi-region environment. In the ever-evolving financial services landscape, State […]

Securing Elastic IP addresses from accidental release

Have you wondered what are the best practices in safeguarding your infrastructure from unintended release of Elastic IP addresses? In this blog, we are providing a few proactive self-service solutions to streamline IP handling and obtaining a robust environment for critical applications. Before diving into the solution, let us revisit some key concepts of AWS […]

Manage EC2 Launch Templates at scale during rehost migrations with AWS MGN

Many customers rehost their environments to AWS using AWS Application Migration Service (MGN), and have to prepare future-state configuration for every server they are migrating within each migration wave. When a migration wave includes multiple servers, customers have to manually configure multiple EC2 Launch Templates in the AWS console. For each server migrated using AWS […]

Integrate AWS Support with Amazon Connect to receive critical outbound voice notifications

Notifications for critical AWS Support cases are essential to ensure that issues that affect your workloads are addressed quickly. AWS Support sends email notifications automatically when support cases are newly created or updated in your AWS accounts, and they can be viewed in AWS Support Center, or the AWS Managed Services (AMS) console for customers […]