We are excited to announce the launch of Amazon RDS for SQL Server and .NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk. You can now take advantage of these managed database and application services to deploy, manage and scale SQL Server databases and ASP.NET applications using familiar Microsoft tools.
Amazon RDS for SQL Server: Deploying and managing databases is one of the most complex, time-consuming, and expensive activities in IT. Amazon RDS removes this complexity and makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud, fully managing database administration tasks such as software installation and patching, database and log back-ups for disaster recovery, and monitoring. Businesses of all sizes have taken advantage of Amazon RDS to offload the operational responsibilities of their MySQL and Oracle databases. With this launch, Amazon RDS brings the same benefits to all SQL Server customers. Below are the key highlights of the service:
ASP.NET Support for Elastic Beanstalk: AWS Elastic Beanstalk gives you an easy way to quickly deploy and manage your Java, PHP and as of today, ASP.NET applications in the AWS cloud. Below are the key highlights of the service:
You can use the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio to get started, and create applications, environments and database instances directly from your Visual Studio environment. For a hands-on demo on how to deploy an ASP.NET application on Beanstalk with Amazon RDS for SQL Server, visit the AWS Elastic Beanstalk Developer Guide. To learn more about getting started with Amazon RDS, visit the Amazon RDS Getting Started Guide.