Microsoft Workloads on AWS

Category: RDS for SQL Server

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 […]

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Move end-of-support SQL Server to the cloud that runs and modernizes it best

Rather than offering a temporary fix with Extended Security Updates and incentivizing a cloud compromise, AWS is the cloud that truly focuses on delivering unmatched experience to our customers, no matter where they are in the cloud adoption journey, providing three outcome-driven pathways for customers to run and modernize their SQL Server workloads.

Why AWS is the cloud that modernizes SQL Server workloads best

Modernization matters. What do we mean by modernization? AWS defines modernization as the process of progressively transforming existing applications and infrastructure to extend into higher-value, cloud-built services that unlock new business capabilities, accelerate innovation, and reduce technical debt. AWS has helped thousands of customers modernize their SQL Server workloads to technologies built for the cloud, […]

Migration and modernization strategies for your SQL Server workloads on AWS

In this post, we explore various options to consider when optimizing your workloads to run on AWS. There is no one-size-fits-all approach to your migration and modernization journey. Use this post as a guide to help you strategically decide and plan migrations for your SQL Server workloads. Migrating your workloads to AWS offers several advantages, […]

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 […]