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Category: Windows

Windows Wednesday – AWS Implementation Guide for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Tom Rizzo is back with another guest post. Today he brings news of an implementation guide and some CloudFormation templates to show you how to implement SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups. — Jeff; Welcome to another installment of Windows Wednesday! Last week we announced the beta of our AWS Diagnostics for Microsoft Windows Server which […]

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Available Now: Beta release of AWS Diagnostics for Microsoft Windows Server

Over the past few years, we have seen tremendous adoption of Microsoft Windows Server in AWS. Customers such as the Department of Treasury, the United States Tennis Association, and Lionsgate Film and Entertainment are building and running interesting Windows Server solutions on AWS. To further our efforts to make AWS the best place to run […]

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AWS Marketplace – Support for Windows Applications (ISVs Wanted)

Today we are opening up the AWS Markeplace to applications running on Microsoft Windows. We’re launching with an initial set of applications, with many more in the pipeline for release in the near future. If you are a Windows ISV (Independent Software Vendor), you should consider making your products available in the Marketplace. I’ll tell […]

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Amazon CloudWatch Monitoring Scripts for Microsoft Windows

Update (January 6, 2016) – The Windows scripts described in this blog post have been deprecated and are no longer available. For updated information on how to perform the same tasks in a more modern fashion, please take a look at Sending Performance Counters to CloudWatch and Logs to CloudWatch Logs, Configuring a Windows Instance […]

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Amazon RDS for SQL Server and .NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk

We are continuing to simplify the Windows development experience on AWS, and today we are excited to announce Amazon RDS for SQL Server and .NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk. Amazon RDS takes care of the tedious aspects of deploying, scaling, patching, and backing up of a relational database, freeing you from time-consuming database administration […]

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Updated Microsoft SQL Server Offerings

As you might know, you can use official Windows AMIs (Amazon Machine Images) to launch Amazon EC2 instances with Microsoft SQL Server, inside or outside a VPC (Virtual Private Cloud). Many customers are taking advantage of this possibility to run different types of workloads on the AWS Cloud. After listening to customer feedback (as we […]

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Microsoft SharePoint Server on AWS Reference Architecture White Paper

We have just published the Microsoft SharePoint Server on AWS Reference Architecture White Paper. This white paper discusses general concepts regarding how to use SharePoint services on AWS and provides detailed technical guidance on how to configure, deploy, and run a SharePoint Server farm on AWS. It illustrates reference architecture for common SharePoint Server deployment […]

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