Category: Windows on AWS

SQL Server License Evaluation

Licensing options for Microsoft Windows Server/ SQL Server-based SAP workloads on AWS

Introduction: Customers have been running Microsoft Workloads on Amazon Web Services (AWS) for over 12 years, longer than any other cloud provider. AWS has been running SAP workloads since 2008, which is also meaningfully longer than any other cloud provider. Today, more than 5000 active customers are running SAP on AWS, and many of them […]

How to back up Microsoft SQL Server databases for SAP with VSS Snapshots

Introduction As you may have seen, AWS recently integrated the VSS application-consistent backup capabilities into AWS Backup In this blog post, we will talk about the possibility of running Microsoft SQL Server database consistent snapshot backups from within the AWS Backup console. VSS (Volume Shadow Copy Service) is a feature provided by Microsoft Windows which […]

Microsoft SQL Server HA design and configuration for SAP on AWS

  During my time as part of the AWS Professional Services SAP Global Specialty Practice, one of the key things I’ve found that customers look for is a high availability (HA) set up for their business/mission-critical SAP applications. In this blog post, we will talk about the HA design and configuration option for customers running […]