Microsoft Workloads on AWS

Category: Announcements

Launch Microsoft Windows Server instances on Amazon EC2 up to 65% faster than before

Introduction AWS customers running Microsoft Windows Server instances face long wait times while provisioning instances, as the Windows Server operating system (OS) goes through a lengthy boot process. For developers and IT professionals, this can make it difficult to support deployment time and system capacity service level agreements (SLAs). When meeting highly-demanding SLAs for mission-critical […]

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Announcing AWS Microservice Extractor for .NET

These days customers are increasingly looking to modernize internally developed applications. These applications could be internet facing products, which were developed as monolithic applications, or applications designed to help with internal processes. Customers seeking to modernize applications have a variety of goals that include making their applications more stable, and moving to newer technologies such […]

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How AWS Microservice Extractor for .NET helps Kloia accelerate the modernization journey of their customers

By Prasad Rao – Sr. Partner Solutions Architect at AWS     Ekin Barut – Software Consultant at Kloia Legacy monolithic .NET Framework applications are common in many organizations. Splitting a monolith application into smaller fine-grained microservices is an important part of the modernization journey for these organizations. Modernizing monolith application by converting to microservices […]

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Reducing the operational cost of containerized Windows applications with AWS App2Container support for Windows on AWS Fargate

In July of 2020, AWS announced support for automating the conversion and deployment of IIS-based Windows applications to Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS), or AWS App Runner using the AWS App2Container tool. In the time since that initial announcement, App2Container has been enhanced to support more complex architectures […]

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Modernizing legacy WCF applications to CoreWCF using Porting Assistant for .NET

Many organizations have legacy Windows Communication Framework (WCF) based applications that they have been running for several years on Windows platform. These customers want to modernize to .NET Core to take advantage of the performance, cost savings, and robust ecosystem of Linux. Today, we announced support of porting WCF application to CoreWCF in Porting Assistant for […]

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Deploy Microsoft SQL Server Always On to Linux with AWS Launch Wizard

Customers have been asking for additional ways to install SQL Server, with more control of the deployment. Previous releases of the AWS Launch Wizard supported deployments of Always On Availability Groups to Windows Server. With Launch Wizard’s latest release, you can deploy Always On configurations, in addition to single node deployments, to Windows Server or […]

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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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