Microsoft Workloads on AWS

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How Kloia helped Digiturk achieve 65% cost savings with .NET Modernization on AWS

In this blog post, we’ll describe how Kloia worked with Digiturk, beIN Media Group Company, a global sports and entertainment media group, to achieve 65% cost savings by partially modernizing Digiturk’s legacy .NET Framework monolithic application to .NET-based microservices architecture. Digiturk is headquartered in Istanbul, Turkey and their services include both streaming and VoD (Video-on-Demand), […]

A guide to optimizing Microsoft licensing on AWS

As more businesses move their enterprise workloads to the cloud, optimizing costs has become a top priority for them. Licensing is one of the most significant costs associated with running your Microsoft workloads on Amazon Web Services (AWS). In this blog post, I will discuss seven specific optimization strategies you can implement to help you […]

Do AWS customers benefit from 64KB block size for SQL Server storage?

In this blog post, we will share results of Microsoft SQL Server performance testing using Amazon FSx for Windows File Server (Amazon FSx) and Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) with block sizes in the range of 16 KB to 64 KB to prove or disprove the common opinion that SQL Server requires 64KB block […]

Optimizing performance and reducing licensing costs: Leveraging AWS Compute Optimizer for Amazon EC2 SQL Server instances

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added a new feature to AWS Compute Optimizer that detects Microsoft SQL Server workloads running on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) using machine learning. In this blog post, I will explain how this new feature helps you identify and optimize your SQL Server workloads. Addressing challenges in rightsizing SQL Server […]

Embedding Amazon QuickSight analytics in .NET applications

In this blog post for .NET developers, we will discuss step-by-step instructions on how to embed Amazon QuickSight analytics in your .NET applications using QuickSight APIs and make them available for Amazon Cognito authenticated users. Amazon QuickSight Embedded analytics is a feature of QuickSight that applies data analytics to the applications used by your end users, analysts, and business leaders. QuickSight Embedded provides […]

Batch processing for Microsoft Windows Server workloads on AWS

Computing at-scale solutions is required in many industries and domains. Cloud computing provides elastic on-demand access to large amounts of computing resources and enables economically efficient and technically flexible solutions naturally suited for computing at scale. Batch processing is a requirement for many scale-out computing solutions. Customers use batch processing as a non-interactive way of […]

How to create an Amazon EC2 AMI usage and billing information report

Have you been tasked with identifying which Amazon Machine Images (AMI) are in use in your organization and how they are being billed? Have you researched several solutions but find that you can’t get the exact data you need or that you don’t have access to the payer-level billing data? Then this solution is for […]

Using Amazon CodeCatalyst blueprints to build and deploy .NET serverless applications

In part 2 of this blog post series, we show how to set up a project in Amazon CodeCatalyst and collaborate on the coding, building, testing, and deployment of .NET serverless applications in your AWS environments. Consider reviewing the first post, which introduced CodeCatalyst. It explains the compute fleet options that are available for your […]

Using Amazon CodeCatalyst blueprints to build and deploy .NET web applications to AWS

In this blog post, the first in a series of posts about using .NET with Amazon CodeCatalyst, we will guide you through building and deploying a .NET 6.0 ASP.NET Core web API to Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) using the ASP.NET Core web API project blueprint included with CodeCatalyst and the AWS .NET deployment […]

Simplify migrating your Windows Server images with AWS Migration Hub Orchestrator

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently introduced a new workflow template that improves the experience of importing your on-premises virtual machine (VM) images using the AWS Migration Hub Orchestrator console. Previously, when importing Windows Server or Linux VM images using the VM Import/Export service, customers could only use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) or […]