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Tag: Windows

Getting Started with AWS Nitro Enclaves on Microsoft Windows

This post is written by Scott Malkie, Specialist Solutions Architect, EC2 AWS Nitro Enclaves, introduced in October 2020, are isolated compute environments. They leverage the power of the AWS Nitro System to provide isolation and attestation for sensitive data processing. Customers use Nitro Enclaves to isolate their data processing workloads, even from users with root […]

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Centralizing Windows Logs with Amazon Elasticsearch Services

September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. Cloud administrators often rely on centralized logging systems to better understand their environments, learn usage patterns, and identify future problems so that they can pre-emptively prevent them from occurring, or troubleshoot them more effectively. Of course, these are just some […]

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Running the most reliable choice for Windows workloads: Windows on AWS

Some of you may not know, but AWS began supporting Microsoft Windows workloads on AWS in 2008—over 11 years ago. Year over year, we have released exciting new services and enhancements based on feedback from customers like you. AWS License Manager and Amazon CloudWatch Application Insights for .NET and SQL Server are just some of […]

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Fact-checking the truth on TCO for running Windows workloads in the cloud

We’ve been talking to many customers over the last 3–4 months who are concerned about the total cost of ownership (TCO) for running Microsoft Windows workloads in the cloud. For example, Infor is a global leader in enterprise resource planning (ERP) for manufacturing, healthcare, and retail. They’ve moved thousands of their existing Microsoft SQL Server […]

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Windows @ AWS re:Invent 2018

This post is courtesy of Rodney Bozo, Senior Solutions Architect – Microsoft Technologies – AWS Windows has been a first-class citizen at AWS for over a decade. More enterprises run Windows workloads today on AWS than any other cloud—according to IDC, it’s over 57%, 2X than the next provider. Over this period, we’ve worked with […]

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Running Windows Containers on Amazon ECS

This post was developed and written by Jeremy Cowan, Thomas Fuller, Samuel Karp, and Akram Chetibi. — Containers have revolutionized the way that developers build, package, deploy, and run applications. Initially, containers only supported code and tooling for Linux applications. With the release of Docker Engine for Windows Server 2016, Windows developers have started to […]

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