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Category: Containers

Accelerate containerization and migration of ASP.NET Core applications to AWS using AWS App2Container

In this blog post, we provide a tutorial to containerize your ASP.NET Core applications to Linux containers and migrate to AWS using AWS App2Container (A2C). AWS App2Container is a command-line tool for modernizing .NET and Java applications into containerized applications. Customers modernize their legacy ASP.NET applications to ASP.NET Core to take advantage of the performance, cost savings, […]

Monitor applications and AWS infrastructure using Amazon CloudWatch Application Insights

Amazon CloudWatch Application Insights helps you monitor your applications and AWS infrastructure running those applications by providing easy monitoring setup and a holistic view into the health of your applications. You begin with CloudWatch Application Insights discovering the applications in your AWS Resource Groups or account. Then, it will identify and set up metrics, logs, […]

Reducing the operational cost of containerized Windows applications with AWS App2Container support for Windows on AWS Fargate

In July of 2020, AWS announced support for automating the conversion and deployment of IIS-based Windows applications to Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), or AWS App Runner using the AWS App2Container tool. In the time since that initial announcement, App2Container has been enhanced to support more complex architectures […]

Modernizing legacy WCF applications to CoreWCF using Porting Assistant for .NET

Many organizations have legacy Windows Communication Framework (WCF) based applications that they have been running for several years on Windows platform. These customers want to modernize to .NET Core to take advantage of the performance, cost savings, and robust ecosystem of Linux. Today, we announced support of porting WCF application to CoreWCF in Porting Assistant for […]

Using Datadog observability features to facilitate modernizing .NET applications on AWS

Using Datadog observability features to facilitate modernizing .NET applications on AWS

By Thomas Sobolik – Technical Content Writer at Datadog       Maxim Brown – Team Lead, Technical Content Editor at Datadog       Charlie Shen – Sr. Partner Solutions Architect at AWS Modernization of .NET applications is often a meticulous process, and it benefits greatly by having full visibility into the applications’ behavior. Datadog, […]

Generating CI/CD Pipelines for Containerized ASP.NET Applications using AWS App2Container

Every day, companies are running legacy applications on top of highly scalable container architectures such as Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) and Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services (Amazon EKS). These 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 legacy […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cost optimization and innovation: An introduction to application modernization

This post is contributed by Douglas Lee, Principal Developer Advocate for Windows  When we work with customers running on-premises Windows workloads, we usually hear two things. Customers want to lower their Total Cost of Ownership, and embrace technologies that enable them to innovate freely to meet their evolving business needs. Introduction to Windows Application Modernization […]