Microsoft SQL Server On AWS

AWS run nearly 2x more Windows Server instances than the next largest cloud provider, according to an IDC report.

Why AWS for MS SQL Server?

AWS has experience helping customers successfully migrate and scale their Windows workloads. Customers on AWS enjoy a reliable global architecture as well as 2X performance for Microsoft SQL Server and optimized TCO. If you are looking to support and grow your business for the next era in cloud computing you have to look to AWS for a broad, ever-expanding set of options that will help you modernize your cloud environment.

Quick Provisioning

AWS resources such as Amazon EC2 are available on-demand, meaning you can provision and spin up anywhere from one to thousands of instances in minutes. This enables you to innovate quickly and utilize resources more efficiently.

Improve Security Posture

Build your Line of Business Apps on top of a secure infrastructure and use a security-in-layers approach to protect your workloads.

Reduce TCO

AWS offers pay-as-you-go pricing, meaning you only pay for what you use, resulting in more efficient resource utilization, without needing to make any hardware investments.

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How FORTE CLOUD and AWS can help you migrate to new, more innovative solutions?

Microsoft end Extended Support for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2. This is a good opportunity to step back, review, assess, and rationalize not just your SQL Server 2008 position, but your entire strategy. Embracing the cloud can help your business become more agile and extensible. FORTE CLOUD and AWS can help plan and execute a migration strategy optimized for your business.

Bringing your applications into the cloud has become an inevitable aspect of doing business. Managing legacy applications is costly, has diminishing returns, and does not usually add incremental value to your business. Making the choice to move to the cloud can protect your organization’s valuable resources, reduce time-consuming tasks, save money, and add efficiency.

What are the benefits of MySQL Server on AWS?

You Maintain Control

AWS is regularly audited to ensure customers have an environment that enables them to comply with HIPAA, PCI, SOC, and other regulatory requirements.

Cloud Migration

We will provide you with the best practices architecture that are designed to be operationally effective, reliable, secure, and cost effective.

It's Readily Available

With AWS, you can retain the same control as you have with your on-premises environment, but without the time and cost of hardware management. Additionally, you can leverage Microsoft System Center through the AWS Management Pack for Microsoft System Center

Cloud Migration

We will provide you with the best practices architecture that are designed to be operationally effective, reliable, secure, and cost effective.

It Makes Compliance Simple

AWS is regularly audited to provide customers with an environment that enables them to successfully comply with HIPAA, PCI, SOC, and a wide variety of other global regulatory requirements.

Cloud Migration

We will provide you with the best practices architecture that are designed to be operationally effective, reliable, secure, and cost effective.

Use Your Existing Apps

AWS is compatible with your existing Microsoft SQL Server-based applications. Unlike many cloud environments, AWS does not require refactoring of SQL-based application code.

Cloud Migration

We will provide you with the best practices architecture that are designed to be operationally effective, reliable, secure, and cost effective.

Using SQL Server on Amazon EC2

Gives you complete control over every setting, just like when it’s installed on-premises. And Amazon RDS is a fully managed service that takes care of all the maintenance, backups, and patching for you. You can also move existing applications that use SQL Server to Amazon RDS without having to rewrite the application completely. With Amazon RDS for SQL Server, you can meet a number of requirements and improve security, database performance, scalability, and ease of management:

Improve Manageability for SQL Server with Pre-configured Parameters.

Upgrade Monitoring and Metrics.

Enable Automatic Software Patching.

Scale in a Few Clicks.

Ensure Fast, Predictable Storage Performance.

Improve Backup and Disaster Recovery.

Improve Availability and Reliability.

Bolster Isolation and Security.

Featured AWS services for hosting Microsoft SQL Server Workloads

SQL Server on Amazon EC2

Easy to use, high performance, and cost-effective block storage at any scale with the flexibility to choose from four different volume types for various capacity, price, and performance options. Change volume types, tune performance or increase volume size without disruption to your SQL Server database

Amazon Elastic Block Store (EBS)

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Amazon Relational Database Service

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