Modernizing with AWS

Category: Amazon EC2

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 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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Windows on AWS Webinar: Run your Windows infrastructure on AWS

Millions of customers run on AWS. We’ve spent over 11 years helping organizations migrate to the cloud, including large-scale migrations of servers, applications, data centers, and databases.  AWS also offers the best cloud platform for Windows-based applications delivering performance, security, reliability, and cost savings. This is why customers trust AWS to be the most popular, […]

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The importance of database modernization: Xero’s SQL Server Migration 

By Helen Anderson, AWS Data Hero and Business Intelligence Consultant Technology is moving fast, and it’s important to keep up. This isn’t just to chase the next ‘shiny thing,’ but to take advantage of improvements to security, tooling, and performance. In this post, I show you what database modernization is and why you should modernize your […]

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From “Days to Seconds”: Inside Jobvite’s SQL Server to Amazon Aurora Migration

How would it be to move your infrastructure from a source of constant care to “seamless,” something that “you don’t have to think about anymore”? For Jobvite, a provider of recruiting software that helps thousands of companies source, hire, and onboard top talent, this is exactly what they experienced upon migrating from self-managed Microsoft SQL […]

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How SSP moved Windows workloads to AWS to save millions

Just because you’re moving to the cloud doesn’t mean you have to leave your favorite applications behind. Like many others, a global, insurance provider of technology solutions and software, chose to migrate and rearchitect their Windows applications to AWS. With this radical change, SSP cut software deployment times from months to minutes and saved $2 […]

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For RepricerExpress, the best place to run Microsoft workloads is on AWS

Lucid Interactive company RepricerExpress, sister application of automated feedback solution FeedbackExpress, enables over 4,200 Amazon Marketplace and eBay sellers to set and customize automated pricing strategies, made what seemed to be a reasonable assumption: Microsoft infrastructure like Windows and SQL Server should run best on Microsoft Azure. While reasonable, the assumption was wrong. Though RepricerExpress […]

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