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How Vanguard Matured IAM Controls to Support Micro Accounts

Learn how Vanguard has matured their IAM controls and automation to support a micro-account strategy, providing further agility to developers while reducing blast radius and improving governance. You learn how Vanguard uses STS Federation at the OU level, builds common roles across all micro accounts, implements AWS Organizations SCPs, and uses different network control zones for admin vs. non-admin functions. Vanguard also shares how they are using AWS Lambda to block escalation of privilege.

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How LogMeIn Automates Governance and Empowers Developers at Scale

Learn how LogMeIn moves quickly and stays secure through the power of automation on AWS. You will learn the core AWS security building blocks, such as IAM, AWS CloudTrail, AWS Config, and Amazon CloudWatch.  The discussion goes on to approach LogMeIn’s approach for empowering developers on AWS while also meeting required security controls.

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Scaling a Fantasy Sports Platform with Amazon ElastiCache & Amazon Aurora

Dream11, India’s leading sports-tech startup has a growing base of 40 million+ users playing multiple sports, including fantasy cricket, football, and basketball, and it currently serves one million concurrent users, who produce three million requests per minute under a 50-millisecond response time. In this discussion, Dream11 CTO Amit Sharma explains how the company uses Amazon Aurora and Amazon ElastiCache to handle flash traffic, which can triple within a 30-second response window. Sharma also talks about scaling transactions without locking, and he shares the steps for handling flash traffic—thereby serving five million daily active users.

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How Bill.com Uses Amazon SageMaker & AWS Glue to Enable Machine Learning

Bill.com processes over 40 million documents a year that customers upload into their system. These documents arrive unstructured, random, and in multiple formats. This talk describes how Bill.com uses AWS for their Secure Data Platform infrastructure in order to enable machine learning. Kyle Guichard, Sr. Director Systems Engineering at Bill.com, highlights how they leverage Amazon S3, Amazon SageMaker, and AWS Glue to enable the next generation of their Intelligent Virtual Assistant for zero data entry, which results in increased accuracy and efficiency for digital business payments for their customers. 

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Leveraging Amazon SageMaker to Drive Rapid Innovation

In this talk, Convoy’s data science director, David Tsai, reviews Convoy's Amazon SageMaker architecture and highlights how it has enabled them to drive meaningful impact.

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Vonage & Aspect: Transform Communications & Customer Engagement

In this discussion you will learn from a market-leader Vonage how and why they re-architected their QoS-sensitive, highly available and highly performant legacy real-time communications systems to take advantage of Amazon EC2, Enhanced Networking, Amazon S3, ASG, Amazon RDS, Amazon ElastiCache, AWS Lambda, StepFunctions, Amazon SNS, Amazon SQS, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon EFS, and more. You will also learn how Aspect, a multinational leader in call center solutions, used AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon ElastiCache, Amazon Cognito, and Application Load Balancer with open-source API development tooling from Swagger, to build a comprehensive, microservices-based solution. Vonage and Aspect share their journey to TCO optimization, global outreach, and agility with best practices and insights.

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