Desktop and Application Streaming

Category: Best Practices

Automation of infrastructure and application deployment for Amazon AppStream 2.0 with Terraform

Cloud native application streaming enables end users to access native applications from any device, anywhere, and any time. Amazon AppStream 2.0 service enables application vendors and organizations to simplify and accelerate their native application delivery. As the demand for this service grows, the need to fully automate the deployment gains significance. Orchestrating AppStream 2.0 end-to-end […]

Streamline application onboarding with applications manager for Amazon AppStream 2.0

Amazon AppStream 2.0 applications manager is a feature that streamlines the process of creating an app block. With applications manager, you create and connect to an app block builder instance and utilize the new application builder assistant to monitor your application installation. This new feature expands application compatibility with elastic fleets as well as reduces […]

AWS Summit Washington, DC: What’s new with AWS and End User Computing (EUC) services

At the upcoming AWS Summit in Washington, DC, Tushar Dhanani and I are hosting a chalk talk (session EUC 201) focused on what’s new with AWS and End User Computing (EUC) services. In this chalk talk, we will provide a high-level overview of AWS EUC services and new features for Amazon WorkSpaces Family services and […]


Getting the most out of AWS EUC services with free workshops

AWS End User Computing (EUC) services, including Amazon WorkSpaces and Amazon AppStream 2.0, have been delivering value to organizations of all sizes for nearly a decade. Customers trust AWS to provide a secure, reliable, agile, and cost-optimized solution for use cases such as remote workers, contractors, contact center agents, VDI replacement, developers, and users running […]

How to configure Amazon WorkSpaces with Windows and Docker

Customers are increasing adoption of container technologies, and Docker is one of the most popular providers. With containers, developers can ensure that application modules are self-contained, runtime environments are agnostic, and external dependencies are well documented. This is especially important as more enterprises adopt DevOps principles and deploy microservices. Developers are looking for speed, flexibility, […]

Amazon WorkDocs Update – auto provisioning of directory users

April 25, 2024: New customer sign-ups and account upgrades are no longer available for Amazon WorkDocs. For migration options, see How to Migrate Content from Amazon WorkDocs on the AWS Business Productivity blog. Amazon WorkDocs recently announced auto activation.  Auto activation is an automated provisioning of all directory users, which assists administrators in deploying their […]

Solving common Amazon WorkSpaces connection issues to on-premises setups

Frequently we get questions about establishing a connection to on-premises Active Directory through an AD Connector for Amazon WorkSpaces setup on Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this post, we look at the most common issues customers have with on premises connection setup in addition to what should be kept in mind when trying to resolve […]

Amazon AppStream 2.0 and Amazon WorkSpaces announcements and launches – August

Our team has been hard at work and we have launched new technical documents, webinars, and more. This blog post focuses on our recent documentation, webinars, and resources that we think you can get the most out of: Documentation Best Practices for Deploying Amazon WorkSpaces This whitepaper outlines a set of best practices for the […]

Using Microsoft AppLocker to manage application experience on Amazon AppStream 2.0

Customers are using Amazon AppStream 2.0 with application control software and policies to manage the streaming of desktop applications to their end users. Customers use the application control software and policies with the clipboard, file transfer, local print permissions, and VPC security groups to provide the right level of integration, control resource access, and manage […]

Methods of allocating your AppStream 2.0 costs to your business units

Enterprises really like the pay-as-you-go model that Amazon AppStream 2.0 provides, only paying for the instances that they provision. Enterprises are using AppStream 2.0 to replace application streaming technologies that stream line of business and graphics apps to employees, contractors, and temporary workers without acquiring, provisioning, or operating any hardware or infrastructure. However, AppStream 2.0’s […]