AWS Well-Architected Framework

Because Customers’ data are important, Viz.ai adopted the “AWS Well-Architected Framework” to ensure that we build the most secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure possible for our application.

Framework

AWS’s whitepaper introduces you to the AWS Well-Architected Framework, covering key concepts, design principles for architecting in the cloud, and the five pillars. The appendix includes the current questions for reviewing a workload using the Framework.

Framework whitepaper

Operational Excellence

The operational excellence pillar focuses on running and monitoring systems to deliver business value, and continually improving processes and procedures. Key topics include managing and automating changes, responding to events, and defining standards to successfully manage daily operations.

Operational Excellence whitepaper

Security

The security pillar focuses on protecting information & systems. Key topics include confidentiality and integrity of data, identifying and managing who can do what with privilege management, protecting systems, and establishing controls to detect security events.

Security Pillar whitepaper

Reliability

The reliability pillar focuses on the ability to prevent, and quickly recover from failures to meet business and customer demand. Key topics include foundational elements around setup, cross project requirements, recovery planning, and how we handle change.

Reliability Pillar whitepaper

Performance Efficiency

The performance efficiency pillar focuses on using IT and computing resources efficiently. Key topics include selecting the right resource types and sizes based on workload requirements, monitoring performance, and making informed decisions to maintain efficiency as business needs evolve.

Performance Efficiency whitepaper

Cost Optimization

Cost Optimization focuses on avoiding un-needed costs. Key topics include understanding and controlling where money is being spent, selecting the most appropriate and right number of resource types, analyzing spend over time, and scaling to meet business needs without overspending.

Cost Optimization whitepaper

This framework provides a consistent approach with which evaluate architectures and provides guidance to help implement designs that will scale with our applications ’ needs over time.

We are audited every six months and certified by Amazon Web Services.

Read more about this Framework here

You can request the audit report here, pending a signed NDA.