Microsoft Workloads on AWS

Category: Amazon Aurora

Migrating Microsoft Azure SQL DB to Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition

Migrating a Microsoft Azure SQL database typically requires using database tools to extract data from the Azure SQL database, making necessary schema changes on the target database, and then importing the data into the target database. This usually involves manual steps and extended periods of downtime to the source applications. What if there was a […]

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How Dow Jones migrated and modernized its business-critical databases in one motion to gain effectiveness and cost benefits

As one of the largest business and financial news companies in the world, millions of people around the world rely on Dow Jones properties for their daily market data needs. The Market Data platform, one of Dow Jones’ most critical business systems, serves the real-time markets data to all of its news sites, including WSJ.com, […]

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How Cloudsoft helped ASP modernize MS SQL Server workloads to Amazon Aurora to save costs and reduce operational overhead

 By Aled Sage – VP Engineering at Cloudsoft       Prasad Rao – Sr. Partner Solutions Architect at AWS ASP, an industry leading event website business, needed to modernize its Microsoft SQL Server-based Content Management System (CMS). As the company continued to evolve and grow, so did its data. ASP’s Showoff application, which provides […]

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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 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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Three ways to run SQL Server on AWS

We’ve spent over 11 years helping organizations migrate their Microsoft Windows workloads to the cloud. In fact, AWS hosts 2x more Windows workloads in the public cloud on AWS than the next cloud provider, according to IDC.¹ Our experience includes moving Microsoft SQL Server workloads from on-premises data centers and migrating workloads from other clouds. […]

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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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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 […]

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To get the most from open source software, run it where it works best

Given the incredibly rich open source ecosystem, many companies have decided to make open source software integral to how they build and run applications. Deciding to use open source software like MySQL or Apache Kafka, however, isn’t the same as effectively running it. As such, the current question isn’t whether to use open source software, but rather how […]

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