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Figure 1. River architecture diagram, depicting the flow of data from data producers through the River data ingestion service into Snowflake.

How Cimpress Built a Self-service, API-driven Data Platform Ingestion Service

Cimpress is a global company that specializes in mass customization, empowering individuals and businesses to design, personalize and customize their own products – such as packaging, signage, masks, and clothing – and to buy those products affordably. Cimpress is composed of multiple businesses that have the option to use the Cimpress data platform. To provide […]

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Serverless S3 metadata search

Swiftly Search Metadata with an Amazon S3 Serverless Architecture

As you increase the number of objects in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), you’ll need the ability to search through them and quickly find the information you need. In this blog post, we offer you a cost-effective solution that uses a serverless architecture to search through your metadata. Using a serverless architecture helps you […]

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Figure 2. Containerized application for ingestion and Amazon Kinesis for format conversion

Designing a High-volume Streaming Data Ingestion Platform Natively on AWS

The total global data storage is projected to exceed 200 zettabytes by 2025. This exponential growth of data demands increased vigilance against cybercrimes. Emerging cybersecurity trends include increasing service attacks, ransomware, and critical infrastructure threats. Businesses are changing how they approach cybersecurity and are looking for new ways to tackle these threats. In the past, […]

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Field Notes: Perform Automations in Ungoverned Regions During Account Launch Using AWS Control Tower Lifecycle Events

This post was co-authored by Amit Kumar; Partner Solutions Architect at AWS, Pavan Kumar Alladi; Senior Cloud Architect at Tech Mahindra, and Thooyavan Arumugam; Senior Cloud Architect at Tech Mahindra. Organizations use AWS Control Tower to set up and govern secure, multi-account AWS environments. Frequently enterprises with a global presence want to use AWS Control […]

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Cover of Architecture Monthly Magazine

Architecture Monthly Magazine: Aerospace

The aerospace and space industries have changed considerably since the early days of jet travel and the Apollo missions. New technology is making space and sky more accessible than ever—startups are reaching skyward and towards the stars with seemingly every day new, innovative ideas. This month’s issue of Architecture Monthly brings you curated content to […]

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Figure 1. Well-Architected Machine Learning Lifecycle

Introducing the new AWS Well-Architected Machine Learning Lens

The AWS Well-Architected Framework provides you with a formal approach to compare your workloads against best practices. It also includes guidance on how to make improvements. Machine learning (ML) algorithms discover and learn patterns in data, and construct mathematical models to predict future data. These solutions can revolutionize lives through better diagnoses of diseases, environmental […]

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Figure 1. Heimdall Proxy distributed, auto-scaling architecture

Offloading SQL for Amazon RDS using the Heimdall Proxy

Getting the maximum scale from your database often requires fine-tuning the application. This can increase time and incur cost – effort that could be used towards other strategic initiatives. The Heimdall Proxy was designed to intelligently manage SQL connections to help you get the most out of your database. In this blog post, we demonstrate […]

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Field Notes: Building a Multi-Region Architecture for SQL Server using FCI and Distributed Availability Groups

A multiple-Region architecture for Microsoft SQL Server is often a topic of interest that comes up when working with our customers. The main reasons customers adopt a multiple-Region architecture approach for SQL Server deployments are: Business continuity and disaster recovery (DR) Geographically distributed customer base, and improved latency for end users We will explain the […]

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Field Notes: Building Multi-Region and Multi-Account Tools with AWS Organizations

It’s common to start with a single AWS account when you are beginning your cloud journey with AWS. Running operations such as creating, reading, updating, and deleting resources in a single AWS account can be straightforward with AWS application program interfaces (APIs). Because an organization grows, so does their account strategy, often splitting workloads across […]

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Top 5 Architecture Blog Posts for Q3 2021

The goal of the AWS Architecture Blog is to highlight best practices and provide architectural guidance. We publish thought leadership pieces that encourage readers to discover other technical documentation such as solutions and managed solutions, other AWS blogs, videos, reference architectures, whitepapers, and guides, training and certification, case studies, and the AWS Architecture Monthly Magazine. […]

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