AWS Partner Network (APN) Blog

Personalize Your Customers’ Experience with Easy-Access AWS AI Services

AWS artificial intelligence services can serve as a kind of ready-made building block that enable companies of all sizes and sectors to gain experience and create their own AI services, without having to build the fundamental functions from the bottom up. Via the cloud, companies can access AWS AI services and create their own chatbots, image analysis, or personalization tools, for example. To implement and customize these services, companies can draw on the expertise of Trivadis – Part of Accenture.

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Adding F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition Load Balancing for Container Network Functions in Amazon EKS

The F5 BIG-IP Virtual Edition (VE) load balancer deployment adds new Layer 4 application capabilities and added visibility to those applications inside an Amazon EKS cluster to ensure a successful deployment in a containerized environment. This post presents a step-by-step guide for using the F5 BIG-IP VE on AWS as a load balancer for EKS clusters by using additional components, including the F5 Container Ingress Service (CIS) and F5 IPAM Controller (FIC).

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Apache Iceberg: An Introduction from Rackspace on Running the New Open Table Format on AWS

Data-driven decision making is accelerating and defining the way organizations work. With this transformation, there has been a rapid adoption of data lakes across the industry. Hear from Rackspace, an AWS Premier Tier Services Partner, about the drawbacks of existing data lake architecture, what Apache Iceberg is, and how it overcomes the shortcomings of the current state of data lakes. Then dive deep on the design differences between Apache Hive and Iceberg.

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Enabling Data-Centric Artificial Intelligence Through Snowflake and Amazon SageMaker

Data-centric AI (DCAI) has been described as the discipline of systematically engineering the data used to build an AI system. It prescribes prioritizing improving data quality over tweaking algorithms to improve machine learning models. In this post, explore a DCAI solution built on Snowflake and Amazon SageMaker to serve as a factory for predictive analytics solutions. Learn about Snowflake’s integrations with SageMaker and get hands-on resources to help you put these capabilities into practice.

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Securing AWS Accounts with Azure Active Directory Federation

With AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), AWS provides a central way to manage user identities and permissions. However, creating and managing the lifecycle of IAM users in AWS can be time-consuming. This post explores how to authenticate users against Azure AD for access to one or multiple AWS accounts using SAML federation. Additionally, it includes a walkthrough on how to setup the federation across Azure AD and multiple AWS accounts.

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Automating Serverless Best Practices with Dashbird’s Serverless Well-Architected Insights

Customers building on AWS can benefit from specific alignment to either their architecture or an industry vertical via lenses which are included within the AWS Well-Architected Tool and include questions applicable to that particular workload. Learn how findings from the Serverless Application Lens can be automated using Dashbird Insights to show misconfigurations and best practice violations in relation to serverless workloads. This post walks through the deployment of an example serverless application that we’ll profile using Dashbird Insights.

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Create AWS Accounts and Align to the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark with Stax

Learn how the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark helps organizations operate securely whilst examining the common challenges businesses face in its implementation. Stax can offer a solution to speed up AWS account creation while adhering to the CIS AWS Foundations Benchmark. Creating and configuring AWS accounts securely can be a time-consuming and tedious exercise. Competing priorities can result in rushed or inconsistent process, impacting security, agility, and velocity.

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Accelerate Computer-Aided Engineering Workloads with Hybrid Cloud HPC Scenarios

As a long-standing partner of automotive and life science companies, the Atos Science + Computing Unit specializes in providing customers with tailor-made and demand-driven HPC solutions. Learn about two hybrid HPC deployments that are transparently integrated with the traditional workload manager that controls existing on-premises HPC resources, and how they are distinguished by entirely different approaches.

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Dalet Launches Dalet Flex for Teams with Support from AWS SaaS Factory

Dalet is an AWS Partner and leading technology and service provider for media-rich organizations. We recently spoke with Mathieu Zarouk, Director of Product Marketing at Dalet, to learn more about the new Dalet Flex for teams SaaS solution and the value it brings to customers. We asked Mathieu to share insights from Dalet’s transition to SaaS that can help other software providers planning to adopt this delivery model.

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Integrating Amazon S3 Malware Scanning into Your Application Workflow with Cloud Storage Security

A wide range of solutions ingest data, store it in Amazon S3 buckets, and share it with downstream users. Often, the ingested data is coming from third-party sources, opening the door to potentially malicious files. This post explores how Antivirus for Amazon S3 by Cloud Storage Security allows you to quickly and easily deploy a multi-engine anti-malware scanning solution to manage file protection and malware findings.

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