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Field Notes: How FactSet Uses ‘microAccounts’ to Reduce Developer Friction and Maintain Security at Scale

This post was co-written by FactSet’s Cloud Infrastructure team, Gaurav Jain, Nathan Goodman, Geoff Wang, Daniel Cordes, Sunu Joseph and AWS Solution Architects, Amit Borulkar and Tarik Makota. FactSet considers developer self-service and DevOps essential for realizing cloud benefits.  As part of their cloud adoption journey, they wanted developers to have a frictionless infrastructure provisioning […]

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Using Route 53 Private Hosted Zones for Cross-account Multi-region Architectures

This post was co-written by Anandprasanna Gaitonde, AWS Solutions Architect and John Bickle, Senior Technical Account Manager, AWS Enterprise Support Introduction Many AWS customers have internal business applications spread over multiple AWS accounts and on-premises to support different business units. In such environments, you may find a consistent view of DNS records and domain names […]

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Field Notes: Improving Call Center Experiences with Iterative Bot Training Using Amazon Connect and Amazon Lex

This post was co-written by Abdullah Sahin, senior technology architect at Accenture, and Muhammad Qasim, software engineer at Accenture.  Organizations deploying call-center chat bots are interested in evolving their solutions continuously, in response to changing customer demands. When developing a smart chat bot, some requests can be predicted (for example following a new product launch […]

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Amazon Personalize: from datasets to a recommendation API

Automating Recommendation Engine Training with Amazon Personalize and AWS Glue

Customers from startups to enterprises observe increased revenue when personalizing customer interactions. Still, many companies are not yet leveraging the power of personalization, or, are relying solely on rule-based strategies. Those strategies are effort-intensive to maintain and not effective. Common reasons for not launching machine learning (ML) based personalization projects include: the complexity of aggregating […]

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Field Notes: Applying Machine Learning to Vegetation Management using Amazon SageMaker

This post was co-written by Louis Lim, a manager in Accenture AWS Business Group, and Soheil Moosavi, a data scientist consultant in Accenture Applied Intelligence (AAI) team. Virtually every electric customer in the US and Canada has, at one time or another, experienced a sustained electric outage as a direct result of a tree and […]

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Field Notes: Comparing Algorithm Performance Using MLOps and the AWS Cloud Development Kit

Comparing machine learning algorithm performance is fundamental for machine learning practitioners, and data scientists. The goal is to evaluate the appropriate algorithm to implement for a known business problem. Machine learning performance is often correlated to the usefulness of the model deployed. Improving the performance of the model typically results in an increased accuracy of […]

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Building a Controlled Environment Agriculture Platform

This post was co-written by Michael Wirig, Software Engineering Manager at Grōv Technologies. A substantial percentage of the world’s habitable land is used for livestock farming for dairy and meat production. The dairy industry has leveraged technology to gain insights that have led to drastic improvements and are continuing to accelerate. A gallon of milk […]

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Field Notes: Managing an Amazon EKS Cluster Using AWS CDK and SHI’s Cloud Resource Property Manager

This post is contributed by Bill Kerr and Raj Seshadri For most customers, infrastructure is hardly done with CI/CD in mind. However, Infrastructure as Code (IaC) should be a best practice for DevOps professionals when they provision cloud-native assets. Microservice apps that run inside an Amazon EKS cluster often use CI/CD, so why not the […]

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Field Notes: Ingest and Visualize Your Flat-file IoT Data with AWS IoT Services

Customers who maintain manufacturing facilities often find it challenging to ingest, centralize, and visualize IoT data that is emitted in flat-file format from their factory equipment. While modern IoT-enabled industrial devices can communicate over standard protocols like MQTT, there are still some legacy devices that generate useful data but are only capable of writing it […]

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Field Notes: Migrating File Servers to Amazon FSx and Integrating with AWS Managed Microsoft AD

Amazon FSx provides AWS customers with the native compatibility of third-party file systems with feature sets for workloads such as Windows-based storage, high performance computing (HPC), machine learning, and electronic design automation (EDA).  Amazon FSx automates the time-consuming administration tasks such as hardware provisioning, software configuration, patching, and backups. Since Amazon FSx integrates the file […]

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