Microsoft Workloads on AWS
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.
Increasing sustainability for your Microsoft workloads on AWS
At re:Invent 2021, Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched the sustainability pillar as part of the AWS Well-Architected framework. It focuses on minimizing the environmental impact of running cloud workloads. Key topics include a shared responsibility model for sustainability, understanding impact, and maximizing utilization to minimize required resources and reduce downstream impact. In this blog post, […]
Accelerate .NET modernization with AWS Toolkit for .NET Refactoring
Today we are announcing the general availability of AWS Toolkit for .NET Refactoring, an extension for Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Studio 2022. This extension helps transform your legacy .NET Framework applications to a modern, cloud-optimized architecture, letting you fully leverage the benefits of reduced cost, increased uptime, and improved scalability.
Agilisium: Modernizing legacy data analytics platform with AWS
This post was written by Ananth Mahadevan Muralidharan, Senior Architect at Agilisium Consulting, and Vignesh Selvam, Senior DevOps Engineer at Agilisium Consulting, in collaboration with Jignesh Suthar, Sr. Partner Solutions Architect at AWS. Recently, one of our (Agilisium) customers asked us to help them modernize their data analytics technology platform. They were running their data […]
Port legacy VB.NET applications to .NET 6.0 with Porting Assistant for .NET
Since its release in 2002, Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET) has been a popular choice for software developers creating Windows-based applications. With the release of .NET 6.0, some exciting changes are available for developers. This version of .NET boasts some amazing features that are sure to make your applications faster, more reliable, and easier to maintain. […]
How CoStar reduced compute costs by 90% through modernizing legacy .NET Applications with AWS Serverless
This is a guest post from Mark Osborn, Principal Software Engineer at CoStar Group. CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information in the world. You might know some of our more famous online marketplaces like Apartments.com or LoopNet. Dealing with commercial real estate information means handling a lot of high-fidelity photographs, […]
Using Datadog observability features to facilitate modernizing .NET applications on AWS
By Thomas Sobolik – Technical Content Writer at Datadog Maxim Brown – Team Lead, Technical Content Editor at Datadog Charlie Shen – Sr. Partner Solutions Architect at AWS Modernization of .NET applications is often a meticulous process, and it benefits greatly by having full visibility into the applications’ behavior. Datadog, […]