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Global WAN

Leveraging AWS Global Backbone for Data Center Migration and Global Expansion

Many companies run their applications in data centers, server rooms or in space rented from colocation providers in multiple countries. Those companies usually have a mixture of a small number of central large data centers where their core systems are hosted in several smaller, regional data centers. These offices in the multiple countries require access […]

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CodeCommit. CodeBuild, ECR

Serverless Architecture for a Web Scraping Solution

If you are interested in serverless architecture, you may have read many contradictory articles and wonder if serverless architectures are cost effective or expensive. I would like to clear the air around the issue of effectiveness through an analysis of a web scraping solution. The use case is fairly simple: at certain times during the […]

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Field Notes: Bring your C#.NET skills to Amazon SageMaker

Amazon SageMaker is a fully managed service that provides developers and data scientists with the ability to build, train, and deploy machine learning (ML) models quickly. SageMaker removes the undifferentiated heavy lifting from each step of the machine learning process to make it easier to develop high-quality models. Amazon SageMaker Notebooks are one-click Jupyter Notebooks […]

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Architecture of the application

Field Notes: Optimize your Java application for AWS Lambda with Quarkus

This blog post is a continuation of an existing article about optimizing your Java application for Amazon ECS with Quarkus. In this blog post, we examine the benefits of Quarkus in the context of AWS Lambda. Quarkus is a framework that uses the Open Java Development Kit (OpenJDK) with GraalVM and over 50 libraries like RESTEasy, Vertx, Hibernate, […]

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Media and Entertainment

Architecture Monthly Magazine: Media & Entertainment

AWS makes it fast and easy for the Media and Entertainment (M&E) industry to produce, process, and deliver broadcast and over-the-top video. These pay-as-you-go services and appliance products offer the video infrastructure you need to deliver great viewing experiences to any screen. For June’s issue of AWS Architecture Monthly, WW Tech Leader Konstantin Wilms talks […]

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End-to-end view from sizing to consumption

Field Notes: Preparing for AWS Outposts: Ordering, Delivery, and Installation

AWS Outposts is a fully managed service that extends AWS infrastructure, services, APIs, and tools to customer premises. By providing local access to AWS managed infrastructure, AWS Outposts enables customers to build and run applications on premises using the same programming interfaces as in AWS Regions, while using local compute and storage resources for lower […]

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1 Architecture of the complete Live-To-VOD solution

Field Notes: Create a Serverless Live-to-VOD Workflow with AWS Elemental

Many of our customers in the entertainment industry are transforming their business structure from a traditional broadcasting model to a digital media and online content distribution platform. Many shows and sport events are streamed live online and users expect to be able to catch up and rewatch content immediately after it airs. This demand creates […]

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AWS Server Migration Service

Field Notes: Choosing a Rehost Migration Tool – CloudEndure or AWS SMS

For customers that choose a rehost migration strategy (also known as lift-and-shift) for their large-scale workloads, the recommendation is to select a tool that will orchestrate, automate and schedule the migration with minimum downtime. CloudEndure Migration and AWS Server Migration Service (AWS SMS) are two services provided by AWS that both automate rehost migration, but […]

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Getting Ready for Your AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate Exam

So, you decided you want to earn your AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate certification. Good decision! Maybe you’ve read through our exam preparation recommendations (or maybe just opened that link to do so), explored our Architect Learning Path, and are now contemplating next steps. You may be thinking: I know myself well enough to […]

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Field Notes: Using Agile/EDF to Work Remotely with Distributed Teams

In this case study, we share our experience delivering results for remote customer engagements during the COVID-19 outbreak in China in Q1 2020. We reduced two months of expected COVID-19 delay to two weeks’ delay by deploying a distributed remote Agile/AWS Engagement Delivery Framework (AWS EDF). We share three major takeaways in this blog post: […]

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