Modernizing with AWS

Category: Migration and Transfer

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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How Dow Jones modernized their data storage

Listen now Voiced by Amazon Polly Twenty years into their market data platform, Dow Jones, one of the world’s largest business and financial news companies, needed to modernize their database storage. The Dow Jones Market Data team was tasked with eliminating expensive on-premise SQL licensing costs and, if possible, shutter on-premises database servers and move […]

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How Pacific Magazines changed cloud providers to improve performance, increase scale, and drive innovation with AWS

Pacific Magazines (“Pacific”), the home of leading publications like marie claire, allrecipes.com, and Better Homes and Gardens, is in the middle of a transformation. The company has been seeking to move from simply publishing great content, as important as that is, to also enabling their employees to develop bold ideas. To achieve this, since 2016 […]

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How Autodesk transformed a “good enough” app into “great”

Too often, “good enough” simply isn’t “good enough.” This is especially true for a large multinational company like Autodesk with ambitious growth plans. Autodesk is a leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software. The company started its cloud modernization journey years ago, moving workloads from private datacenters to Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), […]

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Why you should modernize with AWS (and leave your old guard vendor or technology behind)

Thousands of customers are modernizing their infrastructure, evident in the booming use of Linux versus Microsoft Windows and the shrinking use of Oracle database since 2013 even as open source engines rise, as Gartner data (e.g., State of the Open-Source DBMS Market 2018) shows. Most of this modernization is happening in the cloud as customers […]

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