Microsoft Workloads on AWS

Category: AWS Application Migration Service

How to migrate a large-scale SQL Server database over low bandwidth using AWS Application Migration Service

In this blog post, we will demonstrate how to migrate a Microsoft SQL Server database on a low bandwidth network using AWS Application Migration Service (AWS MGN), AWS Snowcone, and SQL Server Log Shipping technology. Customers use different migration strategies to lift-and-shift their on-premises SQL Server workloads to the AWS Cloud. One of those approaches […]

How to upgrade Microsoft Windows Server 2012 with AWS Application Migration Service

This blog post is the fourth of a four-part series on how to upgrade Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2. The focus of this series is to provide options to handle the upcoming end-of-support event in October. Part 1 overviews the end-of-support dilemma itself, plus how to perform an in-place, manual upgrade along with an […]

Know your AWS options for Microsoft Windows Server 2012 End of Support

As Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 reach end of support (EOS) on October 10, 2023, it presents a unique opportunity for organizations to enhance Windows Server workloads in the cloud. In this blog post, we will walk through the common pathways AWS designed to help address the Windows Server end-of-support challenge by migrating, optimizing and modernizing these workloads, enabling you to take full advantage of the cloud and propel business innovations.