AWS Well-Architected Framework
The Well-Architected framework has been developed to help cloud architects build the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure possible for their applications. This framework provides a consistent approach for customers and partners to evaluate architectures, and provides guidance to help implement designs that will scale with your application needs over time.
- Build and deploy faster
- Lower or mitigate risks
- Make informed decisions
- Learn AWS best practices
BUILD USING A STRUCTURED APPROACH
The AWS Well-Architected framework includes strategies to help you compare your workload against our best practices, and obtain guidance to produce stable and efficient systems so you can focus on functional requirements.
AWS DATA LAKE ARCHITECTURE
The following is a "well architected" Data Lake utilising the best of breed AWS technologies - Elastic Map Reduce, S3 buckets, Identity and Access Management, Cloudwatch, CloudTrail, Key Management Service.
PCI COMPLIANT INFRASTRUCTURE
This Quick Start sets up an AWS Cloud environment that provides a standardized architecture for Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) compliance.
The Quick Start template automatically configures the AWS resources and deploys a multi-tier, Linux-based web application in a few simple steps, in about 30 minutes. The Quick Start also includes a security controls reference (Microsoft Excel spreadsheet), which shows how the Quick Start components and configuration map to PCI DSS controls.
Microsoft servers on AWS
The AWS Cloud provides a suite of infrastructure services that help you deploy Microsoft workloads for your test or production use on AWS. This Quick Start deploys five popular business productivity servers from Microsoft — SharePoint Server, Lync Server, Exchange Server, SQL Server, and Web Application Proxy with AD FS — with a single click, in a highly available Multi-AZ architecture on AWS.