Architecting for the Cloud
AWS Best Practices

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This whitepaper is intended for solutions architects and developers who are building solutions that will be deployed on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It provides architectural patterns and advice on how to design systems that are secure, reliable, high performing, and cost efficient. It includes a discussion on how to take advantage of attributes that are […]

AWS Well-Architected Framework

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This document describes the AWS Well-Architected Framework, which enables you to review and improve your cloud-based architectures and better understand the business impact of your design decisions. We address general design principles as well as specific best practices and guidance in five conceptual areas that we define as the pillars of the Well-Architected Framework. Read […]

Web Application Hosting in the AWS Cloud

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Highly available and scalable web hosting can be a complex and expensive proposition. Traditional scalable web architectures have not only needed to implement complex solutions to ensure high levels of reliability, but they have also required an accurate forecast of traffic to provide a high level of customer service. Dense peak traffic periods and wild […]

Infrastructure as Code

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Infrastructure as Code has emerged as a best practice for automating the provisioning of infrastructure services. This paper describes the benefits of Infrastructure as Code, and how to leverage the capabilities of Amazon Web Services in this realm to support DevOps initiatives. DevOps is the combination of cultural philosophies, practices, and tools that increases your […]

An Overview of the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework

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Adopting Amazon Web Services (AWS) presents many benefits, such as increased business agility and flexibility, as well as reduced costs. However, in order to fully realize these benefits your staff may need to acquire new skills and create or update core processes. Doing so can maximize the business value and minimize the business risks of […]

AWS Storage Services Overview

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides low-cost data storage with high durability and availability. AWS offers storage choices for backup, archiving, and disaster recovery use cases and provides block, file, and object storage. In this whitepaper, we examine AWS Cloud storage services and features. Read White Paper

AWS Database Migration Service Best Practices

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Today, as many companies move database workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS), they are often also interested in changing their primary database engine. Most current methods for migrating databases to the cloud or switching engines require an extended outage. The AWS Database Migration Service helps organizations to migrate database workloads to AWS or change database […]

AWS Security Best Practices

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This whitepaper is intended for existing and potential customers who are designing the security infrastructure and configuration for applications running in Amazon Web Services (AWS). It provides security best practices that will help you define your Information Security Management System (ISMS) and build a set of security policies and processes for your organization so you […]