Modernizing with AWS

Windows on AWS Webinar: Run your Windows infrastructure on AWS

Millions of customers run on AWS. We’ve spent over 11 years helping organizations migrate to the cloud, including large-scale migrations of servers, applications, data centers, and databases.  AWS also offers the best cloud platform for Windows-based applications delivering performance, security, reliability, and cost savings. This is why customers trust AWS to be the most popular, […]

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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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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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Cost optimization and innovation: An introduction to application modernization

This post is contributed by Douglas Lee, Principal Developer Advocate for Windows  When we work with customers running on-premises Windows workloads, we usually hear two things. Customers want to lower their Total Cost of Ownership, and embrace technologies that enable them to innovate freely to meet their evolving business needs. Introduction to Windows Application Modernization […]

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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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From “Days to Seconds”: Inside Jobvite’s SQL Server to Amazon Aurora Migration

How would it be to move your infrastructure from a source of constant care to “seamless,” something that “you don’t have to think about anymore”? For Jobvite, a provider of recruiting software that helps thousands of companies source, hire, and onboard top talent, this is exactly what they experienced upon migrating from self-managed Microsoft SQL […]

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Redcat chooses AWS to run hybrid Windows/Linux workloads

Running in a colocation center was “choking the growth” of Redcat, a specialist provider of an integrated, end-to-end Hospitality management system. When the company looked to move to the cloud, they had to find the best place to run hybrid Linux and Microsoft Windows workloads. After evaluating Microsoft Azure and AWS, Redcat found “AWS to […]

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How SSP moved Windows workloads to AWS to save millions

Just because you’re moving to the cloud doesn’t mean you have to leave your favorite applications behind. Like many others, a global, insurance provider of technology solutions and software, chose to migrate and rearchitect their Windows applications to AWS. With this radical change, SSP cut software deployment times from months to minutes and saved $2 […]

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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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For RepricerExpress, the best place to run Microsoft workloads is on AWS

Lucid Interactive company RepricerExpress, sister application of automated feedback solution FeedbackExpress, enables over 4,200 Amazon Marketplace and eBay sellers to set and customize automated pricing strategies, made what seemed to be a reasonable assumption: Microsoft infrastructure like Windows and SQL Server should run best on Microsoft Azure. While reasonable, the assumption was wrong. Though RepricerExpress […]

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