Windows on AWS

Category: Compute

Containerizing Complex Multi-tier Windows Applications using AWS App2Container

Many enterprises want to rapidly containerize and migrate their existing legacy applications to the cloud. That’s why AWS launched AWS App2Container in June 2020, a service that helps customers containerize ASP.NET and Java applications without making any code changes. App2Container allows customers to easily containerize and deploy an existing application to Amazon Elastic Container Service […]

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How Biteable went from 0 to 200,000 videos a month by migrating to AWS

Biteable was growing too quickly for its physical hardware to handle, and the company needed a solution—and fast. The startup, which provides video creation technology to get customer messages into motion, had run its video rendering software on premises. There, it had run into issues as their physical infrastructure struggled to handle fluctuating traffic. The […]

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Deploy Microsoft SQL Server Always On to Linux with AWS Launch Wizard

Customers have been asking for additional ways to install SQL Server, with more control of the deployment. Previous releases of the AWS Launch Wizard supported deployments of Always On Availability Groups to Windows Server. With Launch Wizard’s latest release, you can deploy Always On configurations, in addition to single node deployments, to Windows Server or […]

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Join AWS at PASS Virtual Summit 2020

Join us at PASS Virtual Summit 2020 for live, online presentations led by AWS solutions architects and engineers. PASS Summit is hosted by the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS), a global community of more than 300,000 data professionals who use the Microsoft Data Platform. Below you will find a variety of information and resources […]

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How to run Microsoft Exchange Server on AWS using Amazon EC2

I’ve been asked, “Is it possible to run Microsoft Exchange on AWS?” Yes, it is. In this two-part blog series, I will walk you through two common architectures for running Microsoft Exchange on AWS. In this first post, I cover the architecture of running Microsoft Exchange on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Windows instances and […]

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Containerizing legacy ASP.NET applications using AWS App2Container (A2C)

Every day, companies are running legacy applications on top of highly scalable container architectures such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services (Amazon EKS). This is because legacy applications, many of them Windows-based, can be difficult for companies to manage and often need a heavy infrastructure lift to maintain. Because many […]

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How to create Windows Server Bring-Your-Own-License AMIs from on-premises with VM Import/Export

By Garry Singh, Senior Microsoft Solutions Architect and Sepehr Samiei, Senior Microsoft Solutions Architect If you’re thinking of running your Microsoft Windows or Microsoft SQL Server applications on AWS, you’re not alone. We’ve spent 11 years helping thousands of customers run their most critical Microsoft workloads on AWS. Because we’re committed to helping you run […]

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How Arcadia.io is Responding to COVID-19 with AWS

For nearly two decades, Arcadia has specialized in the integration and normalization of health care data from a wide array of electronic health record (EHR) platforms, then enriching these sources with insurance claims and operational data, and using that data to enable customers to drive improvements in patient care quality, practice efficiency, and financial performance. […]

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How ClearScale helped SF Match modernize its Microsoft application to optimize performance

By Pavel Vasilyev, Director of Solutions Architecture, ClearScale While the speed of cloud computing is accelerating, the progress of companies using these technologies is being slowed by their own legacy applications. That was the case for SF Match, whose legacy Microsoft application was delaying their performance. For more than 40 years, SF Match has used […]

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How MyTeam11 cut costs by 80% by moving a Windows-based application to Amazon EC2

In the United States, our passionate sports fans debate which is the bigger (and better) sporting event: the Super Bowl for football, or the World Series for baseball? But as sizable fan bases go, it’s hard to beat cricket. With an estimated 2.5 billion enthusiasts worldwide, many of which live in India, cricket reigns supreme. […]

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