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Centrally deploy patching operations across your AWS Organization using Systems Manager Quick Setup

Organizations managing cloud infrastructure in Amazon Web Services need effective mechanisms to manage compliance and security for their resources and applications. Previously, customers were able to scan instances daily for missing patches across all instances in their organization through the Host Management Quick Setup Configuration. Additionally, customers could implement patching using default patch baselines in […]

Moving from a single account AWS Config deployment to an Organization wide deployment

As customers become more mature in the cloud, they will start to investigate how they can utilize additional AWS services in order to meet their goals. In many cases the initial phase will involve some research and testing of the service before deploying it across their cloud environment. For customers that may need to maintain […]

How to easily configure Resource Scheduler across your Organization with Systems Manager Quick Setup

The AWS pay-as-you-go model is ideal for customers looking to optimize their infrastructure costs in the cloud. A simple way to achieve significant savings is to stop Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances when they aren’t being used, for example, outside of business hours. This approach can reduce EC2 instances utilization and reduce the […]

Automate the sending of AWS Audit Manager assessment reports

Implementing compliance at scale is not an easy endeavor for customers as they move their workloads to the AWS cloud. Due to the challenges that are posed by cloud environments such as the more ephemeral nature of resources or the dynamic landscape of the cloud, automation is paramount to success. At an enterprise scale the […]

Build Cloud Operations Skills Using The New Getting Started with AWS Systems Manager Training

Are you looking for a solution that would help you simplify your operational tasks? Do you want to automate regular operational activities? Would you like simplify patching your running instances? Those topics and more are covered in our Getting Started with AWS Systems Manager training available today. AWS Systems Manager centralizes operational data from multiple […]

Avoid patching failures due to low disk space with AWS Systems Manager Automation and CloudWatch alarms.

Every organization has to comply with keeping their fleet updated on patching and ensure that business and workloads are not affected due to patching. One of the challenges for the operations teams is to patch at scale without affecting production software. The most common reasons workloads patching fails are insufficient disk space, a spike in […]

AWS Cloud Operations Kiosks at AWS re:Invent 2022

The Expo on Day 3 of AWS on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at the Venetian Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. For most organizations, the question isn’t “if we move to the cloud” anymore; it’s “what do we move first?” and “how soon can we be operating in the cloud?” Wherever you are in your digital […]

Automate AIOps for your microservices in AWS using Amazon DevOps Guru and AWS Systems Manager Incident Manager

Artificial intelligence operations (AIOps) is the process of using machine learning techniques to solve operational problems. The goal of AIOps is to reduce human intervention in IT operations processes. By using advanced machine learning techniques, you can reduce operational incidents and increase service quality, and AIOps can help you predict incidents before they happen. Amazon […]

Automate continuous compliance at scale in AWS

AWS Config continuously monitors and records your AWS resource configurations. You can use the service to automate the evaluation and remediation of recorded configurations against desired configurations. You also can review changes in configurations and relationships between AWS resources and dive into the history of a resource configuration. AWS Config conformance packs provide a general-purpose compliance […]

How Kyndryl used AWS Service Management Connector, AWS Config and AWS Systems Manager to achieve lifecycle management of AWS resources through ServiceNow

Customers need a way to do lifecycle management of AWS resources in the AWS Cloud. Many customers leverage managed solutions providers to manage their AWS accounts, and they’re looking for AWS native solutions and integrations to solve their business problems. Lifecycle management includes discovering new resources from customer’s AWS environment, populating them via federation into […]