Lucidchart Diagrams – Alfresco Content Services on AWS

This diagram is based on the Alfresco Content Services on AWS Quick Start and was created using Lucidchart. I’ve included a link beneath the diagram to the Lucidchart source document where you are free to copy and modify for your own use.
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reInvent 2017: Advanced Design Patterns for Amazon DynamoDB (DAT403)

Advanced design patterns for DynamoDB including strategies for Global Secondary Index sharding and index overloading, scaleable graph processing with materialized queries, relational modeling with composite keys, executing transactional workflows on DynamoDB, and more.
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reInvent 2017: Which Database to Use When? (DAT310)

Key Ideas:

  1. Databases are purpose built. Find a database with purpose that matches your application requirements.
  2. Consider data shape, size and compute requirements when choosing a database. Know your data!
  3. At a small scale, some databases CAN do it all, at scale is another story.
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Amazon GuardDuty

Amazon GuardDuty is a fully managed threat detection service. GuardDuty uses both known and unknown threat detection systems to protect one or more AWS accounts from malicious or unauthorized activity. GuardDuty examines your CloudTrail, VPC Flow Logs, and DNS Query logs for threats identified by AWS and trusted partners and produces detailed, actionable findings.  

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Amazon Lightsail

Amazon Lightsail is a Virtual Private Server (VPS) solution for AWS customers wishing to build and manage web sites and web applications in the AWS cloud. Lightsail provides customers with flexible and scalable compute, memory, and storage options and the ability to easily add capacity as system requirements grow. In addition, Lightsail load balancing is available to spread demand across multiple Lightsail instances and to increase system availability and fault tolerance. Lightsail also provides block storage and domain services.

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Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, highly available, scalable, NoSQL database with support for both key-value and documents schemas. DynamoDB tables scale in both storage and throughput capacity dimensions – storage capacity is scaled automatically, throughput capacity manually or automatically.Amazon DynamoDB Notes

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Amazon ElastiCache

Amazon ElastiCache is a fully managed, highly available, scalable, in-memory data store and cache and provides support for two popular open source engines, Redis and Memcached, and is protocol compliant with both. ElastiCache provides an easy migration path for those desiring a fully managed alternative to self-managed in-memory store/cache, often as easy as simply changing an application configuration setting. ElastiCache is a member of the AWS database family of services which also includes RDS, Redshift and DynamoDB.Amazon ElastiCache Notes

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AWS Lambda

AWS Lambda is the cornerstone of the AWS serverless framework and provides a fully managed, zero-admin, auto-scaling, pay-per-use, code execution environment. There is no cost when AWS Lambda functions are not running. Code for AWS Lambda functions can be written in one of several popular languages, including Javascript (node.js), Java, Python, and C#. Execution of AWS Lambda functions can be triggered programatically, or may triggered automatically by events from other AWS services, such as SNS, S3, or Kinesis.AWS Lambda Notes

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