Microsoft Workloads on AWS

Category: RDS for SQL Server

Migrate SQL Server databases to AWS with minimal downtime using AWS Migration Hub Orchestrator

In this blog post, we will show you how to configure AWS Migration Hub Orchestrator using the recently-launched support for transactional log backups to reduce downtime during Microsoft SQL Server database migrations to Amazon Web Services (AWS). Customers worldwide trust AWS to run their mission-critical SQL Server databases. For SQL Server databases that are still […]

Switching Amazon RDS for SQL Server from AWS Managed Microsoft AD to self-managed AD

In this blog post, I will show how to move Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server deployments from AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (AWS Managed Microsoft AD) to your self-managed Microsoft AD. This blog post is not saying you should move away from AWS Managed Microsoft AD to self-manged AD. Keep […]

Infcurion Reduces Infrastructure Costs by Nearly 30% by Migrating to AWS Fargate and Amazon RDS for SQL Server

This blog post was originally published on the AWS Japan website. It has been translated for our English readers. Written by  Sadanobu Fujikawa Translated to English by Beatriz Maeireizo, Makoto Watanabe, Jun Ueda and Craig Bossie  Infcurion is developing an embedded FinTech business that incorporates financial functions into various services, mainly through their platform services, “Wallet Station” […]

How Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts saved 40% with .NET modernization

The Arkansas Administrative Office of the Courts (AR-AOC) is an agency within the judicial branch of the Arkansas state government. AR-AOC provides a wide range of administrative, legal, financial, management, program, and information technology services to the state courts on behalf of the Arkansas Supreme Court. In this blog post, we share the story of […]

Using AWS Migration Hub Orchestrator to simplify and accelerate Microsoft SQL Server migrations to AWS

This year, Amazon Web Services (AWS) introduced AWS Migration Hub Orchestrator, a feature which provides customized migration templates with a predefined set of migration tasks, migration tools, and automation features. Moreover, it allows customers to track their migration progress in one place. From a SQL Server migration perspective, customers often run into challenges, like not […]

Reserve your seat: Microsoft workloads on AWS sessions-including .NET-at re:Invent 2022

Reserve your seat: Microsoft workloads on AWS sessions–including .NET–at re:Invent 2022

In just a few weeks, Amazon Web Services (AWS) will host its 11th annual re:Invent for both in-person and virtual attendees. Join us in Las Vegas from November 28th through December 2nd for a full week of keynotes, leadership sessions, bootcamps, breakout content, and technical deep dives. This year, there is a new Enterprise & […]

Provisioning SQL Server on Amazon EC2 with AWS Lambda, AWS Step Functions, and AWS Systems Manager

Automating the process of deploying SQL Server on Amazon EC2 not only simplifies the deployment, but it also gives customers the ability to spin up additional SQL Server instances for additional capacity or spin down instances when not in use to save money. The provisioning of SQL Server is a multi-step process that is outlined in this blog.

Top 10 recommendations to optimize costs with your SQL Server workloads on AWS

The high cost of Microsoft licenses for SQL Server, especially SQL Server Enterprise edition, is a point of concern for many customers planning their migration of SQL Server workloads to AWS. In this blog post, I will discuss 10 things you can do to save money with your SQL Server workloads on AWS. You have […]

Using AWS Services for distributed caching in ASP.NET Core Web Applications

Software development engineers invest thought and effort into optimizing the performance of the applications they build, often using strategies such as caching frequently used data, moving code closer to the users, optimizing code, optimizing data access and disk I/O, and response compression. In this blog post, we explore one such optimization – caching in ASP.NET […]