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Check out these self-study guide resources for IT professionals, architects, and software developers who are interested in learning how to design, build, and deploy Microsoft workloads on AWS.  The topic areas addressed include: AWS core service prerequisites for running Microsoft workloads, DevOps and System Administration. Additional topics in Security, Active Directory, Directory Services, and SQL Server.

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Type Notes & Links Mins
Whitepaper AWS Storage Services Overview 30
Video Deep Dive on Amazon Elastic Block Store 60
Type Notes & Links Mins
Whitepaper Introduction to DevOps on AWS 30
Video AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell 50
Doc AWS Management Portal for VMware vCenter 30
Video Benefit from DevOps When Moving to AWS for Windows 55
Video EC2 Systems Manager for Hybrid Cloud Management 52
Video How I learned to embrace DevOps and Configure Infrastructure at Scale 49
Video Manage Inventory, Patching, and System Images for Your Hybrid Cloud 49
Whitepaper Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Simple Systems Manager (SSM) 30
QuickStart Remote Desktop Gateway on the AWS Cloud 60
QuickStart Windows PowerShell DSC on the AWS Cloud 120
Lab AWS Tools for Windows PowerShell: Getting Started 50
Lab Using Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration in AWS 60
Video Best Practices: OpsWorks for Windows on AWS 60
Whitepaper Using Amazon Web Services and DFS Replication for Disaster Recovery of File Servers 30
Video AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Introduction 2
Video AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Demo 5
Video Setting up the AWS PowerShell Module on Mac, Linux, or Windows 11
Video Managing Amazon S3 Buckets and Objects with AWS Tools for PowerShell 9
Video Managing Windows Server on Amazon EC2 with AWS Systems Manager and PowerShell Remoting 26
Video Calling AWS Systems Manager Run Command from AWS Tools for PowerShell 17
Video Storing Configurations with AWS Systems Manager Parameter Store and PowerShell 10
Video Generating Text-to-Speech Audio Files with Amazon Polly and PowerShell 12
Video Identify Celebrities, Text, and Labels using Amazon Rekognition and PowerShell 17
Video Configure Static Website Hosting on Amazon S3 using AWS Tools for PowerShell 11
Video Installing the AWS Tools for PowerShell 11
Video Automatically Fix EC2 Windows Activation Issues Using AWS Systems Manager 7
Video Building up-to-date Golden Windows AMIs using AWS Systems Manager Automation 6
Video Taking Microsoft VSS-Enabled Snapshots Using AWS Systems Manager 11
Video Running Hyper-V on Amazon EC2 Bare Metal Instances 12
Video Monitoring Amazon EC2 Windows Instances using Unified CloudWatch Agent 17
Video AWS Sessions Manager Overview 5
Type Notes & Links Mins
Video Active Directory on AWS 42
Video Architecting Microsoft Workloads on AWS 44
Video Best Practices for Integrating Active Directory with AWS Workloads 38
Whitepaper Managing Your Microsoft Windows Server Fleet with AWS Directory Service 30
QuickStart Active Directory Domain Services on the AWS Cloud 60
QuickStart Web Application Proxy on AWS 90
Blog Optimizing Joining Windows Server Instances to a Domain with PowerShell in AWS CloudFormation 45
Video How to Create Trust Between AWS Managed Active Directory and On-Premises Active Directory 38
Blog Introducing AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory (Standard Edition) 5
Blog How to Configure Even Stronger Password Policies to Help Meet Your Security Standards by Using AWS Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory 5
Blog How to Easily Log On to AWS Services by Using Your On-Premises Active Directory 10
Blog How to Enable Multi-Factor Authentication for AWS Services by Using AWS Microsoft AD and On-Premises Credentials 5
Blog How to Enable Windows Integrated Authentication for RDS for SQL Server Using On-Premises Active Directory 10
Blog How to Enable the Use of Remote Desktops by Deploying Microsoft Remote Desktop Licensing Manager on AWS Microsoft AD 5
Blog How to Enable Your Users to Access Office 365 with AWS Managed Microsoft AD 45
Blog How to Enable LDAPS for Your AWS Microsoft AD Directory 20
Blog How to Increase the Redundancy and Performance of Your AWS Directory Service for Microsoft AD Directory by Adding Domain Controllers 10
Blog How to Configure Your EC2 Instances to Automatically Join a Microsoft Active Directory Domain 10
Blog Now Available: Simplified Configuration of Trust Relationships in the AWS Directory Service Console 3
Blog How to Deploy Local Administrator Password Solution with AWS Microsoft AD 10
Blog Introducing AWS Single Sign-On 15
Blog New – Amazon QuickSight Enterprise Edition 3
Blog How to Move More Custom Applications to the AWS Cloud with AWS Directory Service 15
Blog How AWS Managed Microsoft AD Helps to Simplify the Deployment and Improve the Security of Active Directory–Integrated .NET Applications 10
Video How to Integrate AWS Directory Service with Office365 22
Blog How to Access the AWS Management Console Using AWS Microsoft AD and Your On-Premises Credentials 15
Blog How to Delegate Administration of Your AWS Managed Microsoft AD Directory to Your On-Premises Active Directory Users 10
Blog How to migrate your on-premises domain to AWS Managed Microsoft AD using ADMT 15
Video AWS Managed Microsoft AD Cross-account/Cross-VPC Overview 3
Video How to setup AWS Single Sign On for your On-Premise Active Directory users 9
Whitepaper Active Directory Domain Services on AWS 30
Type Notes & Links Mins
Video Best Practices: SQL Server on Amazon RDS and EC2 41
Video SQL Server on AWS for High Availability 42
Video Design, Deploy, and Optimize Microsoft SQL Server on AWS 58
Whitepaper Deploying Microsoft SQL Server on Amazon Web Services 75
Lab Administering Amazon RDS for Microsoft SQL Server 90
QuickStart SQL Server with WSFC on the AWS Cloud 180
Whitepaper Migrating a SQL Server Database to Amazon Aurora Using AWS Database Migration Service 5
Blog How to Architect a Hybrid Microsoft SQL Server Solution Using Distributed Availability Groups 10
Blog How to Configure SQL Server 2017 on Amazon Linux 2 and Ubuntu AMIs 20
Blog How to Migrate to Amazon RDS for SQL Server Using Transactional Replication 20
Lab SQL Server in Amazon EC2: Getting Started 120
Blog Automating SQL Caching for Amazon ElastiCache and Amazon RDS 20
Whitepaper Best Practices for Deploying Microsoft SQL Server on AWS 20
Blog Implement Linked Servers with Amazon RDS for Microsoft SQL Server 15
Whitepaper SQL Server Performance on AWS 15
Video How to Run SQL Always On Availability Groups on Linux 33
Video Running SQL Server on Amazon Linux 2.0 13
Video SQL Private Cloud Migration 13
Video Achieving 80,000 IOPS for SQL Server on AWS EC2 and EBS 21
Video Running SQL Server in Linux Containers 14
Video Running SQL Server on Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes, or EKS Part 1 17
Video Running SQL Server on Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes, or EKS Part 2 14
Video Configuring SSAS with AWS Elastic Load Balancer 10
Type Notes & Links Mins
Video Turbocharge Your Microsoft .NET Developments with AWS 59
Lab Working with AWS CodeCommit on Windows 45
Video Deploying and Managing .NET Pipelines and Microsoft Workloads 57
Lab Programming Amazon S3 with .NET 70
Lab Programming Amazon SQS and Amazon SNS with .NET 70
Video Developing Serverless C# Applications with AWS Lambda 50
Lab Programming AWS Lambda for Windows 65
Doc Tutorial: How to Deploy a .NET Sample Application Using AWS Elastic Beanstalk 30
Whitepaper Optimizing ASP .NET with C++ AMP on the GPU 45
Video AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Introduction 2
Video AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio Demo 4
Video Build .NET Applications on AWS 2
Video AWS Tools for Visual Studio Team Services 7
Blog Remote Debug an IIS .NET Application Running in AWS Elastic Beanstalk 10
Doc Using the AWS Lambda Project in the AWS Toolkit for Visual Studio 5
Doc Examples of How to Use AWS Lambda 2
Doc AWS SDK for .NET Version 3 API Reference 60
Blog .NET Core 2.1 and AWS 5
Blog Extending AWS CodeBuild with Custom Build Environments for the .NET Framework 15
Lab Build a .NET Bot 90
Video Building Serverless Applications with .NET Core 21
Video Monitoring of .NET Applications with AWS X-Ray 9
Video Integrate Amazon Simple Email Service into your .NET Application 6
Video How to Manage Files in S3 in Your .NET Application 11
Video How to Integrate Your .NET Application with SQS 11
Video Sending Custom Application Events to Amazon CloudWatch 9
Video Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) with .NET Core 16
Video AWS CodeBuild and .NET Core Apps 15
Video Using Amazon DynamoDB with .NET 15
Video How to Integrate Your .NET Application with SNS 9
Video Deploying .NET Apps on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) 17
Video CD/CI for .NET applications in AWS CodePipeline 15
Video CD/CI for .NET applications in AWS CodeStar 10
Video How to Install the AWS plugin for Visual Studio 4
Video Authenticating Serverless ASP.NET Core Web APP Using Amazon Cognito 25
Video How to Build .NET application using Amazon Rekognition 17
Video How to Build a .NET Chatbot with Amazon Lex, AWS Lambda, and Amazon Cognito Identity 25
Video How to Run .NET Core Applications with EKS 22
Video How to Use Amazon Translate Service through .NET 6
Video How to Use AWS Comprehend to Perform Sentiment Analysis on Text 9
Video How to Create a .NET Based AWS Lambda to Receive Events from an IoT Button and Send Data to Kinesis 6
Video How to Encrypt/Decrypt Data with AWS KMS on .NET 3
Video Using AWS Security Token Service in your .NET Application 10
Video Deploying your first .NET Application to Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes 21
Video Using Amazon DynamoDB for ASP.NET Framework Session State 9
Video How to Build Alexa Skill using C# and AWS Lambda 15
Video Developing Modern .NET Serverless Application 27
Video Create a .NET app to query Amazon Redshift 3
Video Integrating Amazon DynamoDB DAX into your ASP.NET Application 4
Video Using AWS Cognito in your .NET Core App 5

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