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Category: Windows

EC2 Systems Manager – Configure & Manage EC2 and On-Premises Systems

Last year I introduced you to the EC2 Run Command and showed you how to use it to do remote instance management at scale, first for EC2 instances and then in hybrid and cross-cloud environments. Along the way we added support for Linux instances, making EC2 Run Command a widely applicable and incredibly useful administration […]

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Run Windows Server 2016 on Amazon EC2

You can now run Windows Server 2016 on . This version of Windows Server is packed with new features including support for Docker and Windows containers.  We are making it available in all AWS regions today, in four distinct forms: Windows Server 2016 Datacenter with Desktop Experience – The mainstream version of Windows Server, designed […]

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EC2 Run Command Update – Hybrid and Cross-Cloud Management

We launched EC2 Run Command late last year (read my post, New EC2 Run Command – Remote Instance Management at Scale to learn more). This feature was designed to allow developers, system administrators, and other IT professionals to easily and efficiently manage multiple EC2 instances running Windows or Linux. As I explained in my original […]

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New EC2 Run Command – Remote Instance Management at Scale

When you move from a relatively static and homogeneous computing environment where you have a small number of persistent, well-known servers (or instances, using terminology) to a larger and more dynamic and heterogeneous environment, you may need to think about managing and controlling those instances in a new way. New EC2 Run Command Today we […]

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Now Available – SQL Server Enterprise Edition AMI for EC2

You can now launch SQL Server Enterprise Edition on using a new, pre-configured AMI (Amazon Machine Image). This edition of SQL Server offers some new and unique features including: High Availability – You can configure a primary database and up to four active, readable secondary databases into an Always-On availability group. Self-Service Business Intelligence – […]

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AWS OpsWorks for Windows

gives you an integrated management experience that spans the entire life cycle of your application including resource provisioning, configuration management, application deployment, monitoring, and access control. As I noted in my introductory post (AWS OpsWorks – Flexible Application Management in the Cloud Using Chef), it works with applications of any level of complexity and is […]

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager Add-In Update – Import & Launch Instances

We launched the AWS Systems Manager for Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) last fall. This add-in allows you to monitor and manage your on-premises VMs (Virtual Machines), as well as your instances (running either Windows or Linux) from within Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager. As a refresher, here’s the main screen: Today […]

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