Windows on AWS

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Build Your Windows and .NET on AWS Skills at re:Invent 2021

This post is written by Tom McCafferty, Principal Product Marketing. Join us at AWS re:Invent 2021 – Nov 29th – Dec 3rd – to accelerate migration and modernization of your Microsoft workloads. This year the Windows and .NET track will focus on how to maximize the performance of on-premises workloads on AWS, improve security and […]

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Instrumenting .NET applications with AWS X-Ray using Aspect-oriented Programming

Aspect-oriented programming (AOP) is an approach that enhances modularity by allowing developers to pull out cross-cutting concerns. AOP does so by adding attribute (advice) to the existing code without modifying the code itself. Classic examples of these cross-cutting concerns include caching, logging, monitoring, and, in our case, AWS X-Ray tracing. With AOP, tracing a call […]

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How CoStar reduced compute costs by 90% through modernizing legacy .NET Applications with AWS Serverless

This is a guest post from Mark Osborn, Principal Software Engineer at CoStar Group.   CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information in the world. You might know some of our more famous online marketplaces like Apartments.com or LoopNet. Dealing with commercial real estate information means handling a lot of high-fidelity […]

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Why you should modernize legacy .NET applications on AWS (and how we can help)

Many organizations have legacy .NET Framework applications that they want to modernize to gain the agility, scalability, and cost savings of cloud-native technologies. One of the most effective ways to modernize .NET Framework applications is to move them to .NET on Linux runtimes, such as .NET Core on Linux or .NET 5. Moving to Linux […]

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Modernizing legacy .NET applications: DraftKings’ principles for success

This is a guest post from David Musicant, Director of Architecture from DraftKings. DraftKings Inc. is a digital sports entertainment and gaming company created to fuel the competitive spirits of sports fans with products that range across daily fantasy, regulated gaming, and digital media. A little over a year ago, we laid out a path […]

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Join Windows on AWS at re:Invent 2020

Join us at re:Invent 2020 for live, online presentations led by AWS solutions architects and engineers. During these presentations and ask-the-expert sessions, you have the unique opportunity to engage on 1-on-1 conversations with Windows Server, .NET, and SQL Server experts. This year, re:Invent is a free online event, giving you unlimited access to hundreds of […]

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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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Why customers are moving from .NET Framework to .NET Core on AWS

Farmers using the AgriDigital app almost certainly don’t care what infrastructure AgriDigital runs behind-the-scenes. But they do care about the 50 percent performance boost AgriDigital got by switching from Microsoft Azure (Azure) to Amazon Web Services (AWS). AgriDigital, an Australian technology startup that wants to simplify the world’s agricultural supply chain, was looking to break free from […]

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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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