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Category: Desktop & Application Streaming

Step Functions

Configuring user creation workflows with AWS Step Functions and AWS Managed Microsoft AD logs

This post is contributed by Taka Matsumoto, Cloud Support Engineer AWS Directory Service lets you run Microsoft Active Directory as a managed service. Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory, also referred to as AWS Managed Microsoft AD, is powered by Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2. It manages users and makes it easy to integrate with compatible AWS services […]

Delivering Graphics Apps with Amazon AppStream 2.0

Sahil Bahri, Sr. Product Manager, Amazon AppStream 2.0 Do you need to provide a workstation class experience for users who run graphics apps? With Amazon AppStream 2.0, you can stream graphics apps from AWS to a web browser running on any supported device. AppStream 2.0 offers a choice of GPU instance types. The range includes […]

Enabling Identity Federation with AD FS 3.0 and Amazon AppStream 2.0

Want to provide users with single sign-on access to AppStream 2.0 using existing enterprise credentials? Active Directory Federation Services (AD FS) 3.0 can be used to provide single sign-on for Amazon AppStream 2.0 using SAML 2.0. You can use your existing Active Directory or any SAML 2.0–compliant identity service to set up single sign-on access […]

Scaling Your Desktop Application Streams with Amazon AppStream 2.0

This post is contributed by Deepak Sury, Principal Product Manager – Amazon AppStream 2.0 Updated November 11, 2019: AppStream 2.0 now supports scheduled scaling using the Application Auto Scaling APIs. Using the Application Auto Scaling actions is recommended when you don’t need the advanced functionality that AWS Lambda provides. To learn more, read Managing Fleet Scaling using […]