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 […]
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.
In this blog post, we will share the top 10 recommendations to help you lower your costs and improve performance when running your Windows Server workloads on AWS. The first step you can take is select the right Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance family, size, and licensing option for your workloads. Different instance […]
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, […]
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 […]
The high cost of Microsoft licenses for SQL Server, especially SQL Server Enterprise edition, is a point of concern for many customers planning their migration of SQL Server workloads to AWS. In this blog post, I will discuss 10 things you can do to save money with your SQL Server workloads on AWS. You have […]