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Category: Technical How-to

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 […]

Migrate Business Logic from Database to Application for Faster Innovation and Flexibility

Migrate Business Logic from Database to Application for Faster Innovation and Flexibility

This post was co-authored with Alex Kirpichny and Evgenia Chernyak (from Ispirer Systems) Introduction Many monolith applications have business logic in the database layer in the form of stored procedures and functions. Businesses have built and maintained their applications using PL/SQL, a reliable and robust programming language. As the technology landscape advances, harnessing the capabilities […]

Create AWS Config rules efficiently with Generative AI

AWS Config enables businesses to assess, audit, and evaluate the configurations of their AWS resources by leveraging AWS Config rules that represent your ideal configuration settings.  For example a Security Group that allows ingress on port 22 should be marked as noncompliant. AWS Config provides predefined rules called managed rules to help you quickly get […]

Modernizing Account Management with Amazon Bedrock and AWS Control Tower

Introduction The integration of Generative AI into cloud governance transforms AWS account management into a more automated and efficient process. Leveraging the generative AI capabilities of Amazon Bedrock alongside tools such as AWS Control Tower and Account Factory for Terraform (AFT), organizations can now expedite the AWS account setup and management process, aligning with best […]

How to securely provide access to centralized AWS CloudTrail Lake logs across accounts in your organization

In 2022, we launched AWS CloudTrail Lake, an immutable managed data lake designed to simplify audit, security, and compliance investigations by capturing, storing, and analyze AWS user and API activities. By providing immutable storage for your activity logs, CloudTrail Lake protects the integrity of your audit data by providing read-only access. CloudTrail Lake integrates seamlessly […]

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, […]

Analyze AWS Microservices architecture to identify and address performance issues

Amazon Payment Services (APS) is a payment service provider in the Middle East and North Africa. With its secure and seamless payment experience, it empowers businesses to build their online presence. Amazon Payment Services is based on a broad and complex microservice based architecture that are dependent on multiple AWS services, including Amazon Elastic Compute […]

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 […]

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 […]

Streamline Platform Engineering using AWS CodeStar Connections with AWS Service Catalog

Introduction AWS Service Catalog and AWS CloudFormation now support Git-sync capabilities to allow Platform Engineers to streamline their DevOps processes by keeping their Infrastructure as Code (IaC) templates in their source control libraries like GitHub and BitBucket. These enhancements help Platform Engineers to more effectively create, version, and manage their Well-Architected patterns with application teams […]