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Introduction to Microsoft on AWS

Are you deploying Windows on AWS? Are you interested in taking advantage of existing investments when running Windows workloads on AWS? In this session we will discuss real world customer examples including as SharePoint, Exchange, SQL Server, and Remote Desktop Services with licensing options. We will explore deployment options and provide an overview of the AWS created QuickStarts and QuickLaunches to help with speed of deployment. This session will also include migration options for customer running End of Extended support products such as Windows Server2003 and SQL2005.

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Introduction to Microsoft on AWS

  1. 1. Microsoft Workloads on AWS Bonnie Donovan, Global Channel Manager
  2. 2. What is AWS? ?
  3. 3. National cloud services and solutions provider Austin, Houston, Dallas, Tampa, Ft. Lauderdale Phoenix, Denver, Washington DC, San Antonio We provide: • Infrastructure • Business Intelligence • Managed Services • User Centered Design • Web Solutions • Cloud Services • Custom Applications • Mobile Solutions    
  4. 4. 12 Regions 28 Availability Zones 52 Edge locations AWS Global Infrastructure Customer Decides Where Applications and Data Reside
  5. 5. AWS Availability Zone (AZ) View - Multiple Isolated locations within a Region - Availability Zone = 1 or more “data center” - Independent Failure Zone - Physically separated - On separate Low Risk Flood Plains - Discrete UPS - Onsite backup generation facilities - Fed from different segments of utility provider - Redundantly connected to multiple tier-1 ISP’s - No “Disaster Recovery Datacenter” - Built for Continuous Availability - Customer decides Availability Zone for Compute Availability Zone A Availability Zone B Availability Zone C Sample US Region ~ Data Center
  6. 6. Application Services Compute Storage Databases Networking AWS Global Infrastructure Deployment & Administration AWS Platform
  7. 7. TECHNICAL & BUSINESS SUPPORT Account Management Support Professional Services Solutions Architects Training & Certification Security & Pricing Reports Partner Ecosystem AWS MARKETPLACE Backup Big Data & HPC Business Apps Databases Development Industry Solutions Security MANAGEMENT TOOLS Queuing Notifications Search Orchestration Email ENTERPRISE APPS Virtual Desktops Storage Gateway Sharing & Collaboration Email & Calendaring Directories HYBRID CLOUD MANAGEMENT Backups Deployment Direct Connect Identity Federation Integrated Management SECURITY & MANAGEMENT Virtual Private Networks Identity & Access Encryption Keys Configuration Monitoring Dedicated INFRASTRUCTURE SERVICES Regions Availability Zones Compute Storage, Object, Blocks, Files, Databases SQL, NoSQL, Caching CDNNetworking PLATFORM SERVICES App Mobile & Web Front-end Functions Identity Data Store Real-time Development Containers Source Code Build Tools Deployment DevOps Mobile Sync Identity Push Notifications Mobile Analytics Mobile Backend Analytics Data Warehousing Hadoop Streaming Data Pipelines Machine Learning
  8. 8. AWS’ Rapid Pace of Innovation 2011 82 159 2012 280 2013 516 2014 AWS has launched a total of 431 new features and/or services to-date* in 2015, for a total of 1,604 new features and/or services since inception in 2006. * As of 1 Sept 15
  9. 9. AWS’ History of Innovation AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now has more than 60 services that range from compute, storage, networking, database, analytics, application services, deployment, management and mobile. 2009 Amazon RDS Amazon VPC AWS Auto Scaling AWS Elastic Load Balancing 2010 Amazon SNS AWS Identity & Access Management Amazon Route 53 2011 Amazon ElastiCache Amazon SES AWS CloudFormation AWS Direct Connect AWS Elastic Beanstalk GovCloud 2012 Amazon SWF Amazon Redshift Amazon Glacier Amazon Dynamo DB Amazon CloudSearch AWS Storage Gateway AWS Data Pipeline 2013 Amazon CloudTrail Amazon CloudHSM Amazon WorkSpaces Amazon Kinesis Amazon Elastic Transcoder Amazon AppStream AWS OpsWorks 2014 AWS KMS Amazon Config Amazon Cognito Amazon Mobile Analytics Amazon EC2 Container Service Amazon RDS for Aurora Amazon Lambda Amazon WorkDocs AWS Directory Service AWS CodeCommit AWS CodePipeline 2015 Amazon EFS Amazon API Gateway Amazon WorkMail Amazon Machine Learning AWS Device Farm AWS WAF Amazon Elasticsearch Service Amazon QuickSight AWS Import/Export Snowball Amazon Kinesis Firehose Amazon RDS for MariaDB Amazon Inspector AWS Database Migration Service AWS IoT Amazon EC2 Container Registry Amazon Kinesis Analytics AWS Mobile Hub * As of 8 Oct 15 AWS EMR Amazon CloudWatch Amazon FPS AWS Import/Export Trusted Advisor AWS Service Catalog AWS CodeDeploy Amazon CloudWatch Logs
  10. 10. Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service, Worldwide,” Lydia Leong, Douglas Toombs, Bob Gill, May 18, 2015. This Magic Quadrant graphic was published by Gartner, Inc. as part of a larger research note and should be evaluated in the context of the entire report. The Gartner report is available at http://aws.amazon.com/resources/analyst-reports/. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings or other designation. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Analyst Reports
  11. 11. The Evolving Cloud Conversation Launch New Products and Grow Top Line Cost Savings Cloud Managed ServicesITIL Model Cloud Based Software Delivery ModelsInstallable Software Mass Migration, Cloud First and All-InPoint Deployments Am I agile? Can I compete?Am I Secure? OldNormal NewNormal
  12. 12. Variable expense Replace capital expenditure with variable expense Economies of scale Lower variable expense than companies can achieve themselves Elastic capacity No need to guess capacity requirements and over-provision Speed and agility Infrastructure in minutes not weeks Focus on mission Not undifferentiated heavy IT lifting Global Reach Go global in minutes and reach a global audience Why are customers adopting AWS
  13. 13. Experience 9+ years supporting over 1 million customers across 190 countries Innovation Rapid delivery of new services and features based on customer feedback Robust Platform Number of services and features, virtually to support every use case imaginable Simple Pricing Philosophy 47 Price reductions Expect more reductions in the future Global Footprint 12 Regions 26 Availability Zones 52 Edge Locations Ecosystem 20000+ ISVs and SIs 3500+ apps in Marketplace AWS Differentiators
  14. 14. An Extension of Your Existing Datacenter Direct Connect VPC VM Import/Export CloudFormation Identity & Access Management AWS cloudYour datacenter
  15. 15. Enterprise IT Landscape Enterprise IT must optimize workloads like…  Mission critical databases  Global, scalable web applications  Email systems e.g. Exchange While also…  Driving out cost  Increasing revenue  Providing continuous value
  16. 16. The Traditional Approach to IT In an on-premises environment, you must: And add more servers when your needs increase. Inevitably, this leads to: Estimate Capacity Acquire Servers Provision Deploy Large Capital Investments Server Sprawl Poor Utilization/ Application Performance
  17. 17. Poor Utilization/ Application Performance ProvisionEstimate Capacity Server SprawlLarge Capital Investments Acquire Servers Configure and install Benefits of Cloud  Increase speed and agility  Take advantage of massive economies of scale  Deploy globally in minutes  Trade capex for opex, pay only for what you use  Stop guessing capacity  Stop spending money on running and maintaining data centers
  18. 18. Facilities Physical security Compute infrastructure Storage infrastructure Network infrastructure Virtualization layer (EC2) Hardened service endpoints Rich IAM capabilities Network configuration Security groups OS firewalls Operating systems Applications Proper service configuration AuthN & acct management Authorization policies + = Customer/Partner • Re-focus your security professionals on a subset of the problem • Take advantage of high levels of uniformity and automation Shared Responsibility Model
  19. 19. Flexible What is AWS for Windows? Secure Reliable High-Performance Familiar Cost-Effective Extensive Optimization for Windows-based workloads Wide range of scalable services Alignment with business needs
  20. 20. AWS for Windows is Secure “Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) gives us a secure environment in the AWS Cloud with the flexibility and scalability we need to manage our SharePoint environment with zero impact to our on- premises datacenter” - Jeremy Fuchs, Vice President of Financial and BI Systems, Lionsgate  Security-in-layers approach  Isolated infrastructure and workloads  Identity and access controls  Tracking and logging  Optimized for regulatory compliance
  21. 21. AWS for Windows is Reliable “Before migrating to AWS, we experienced 10 to 20 hours of downtime a month. With AWS, our downtime is significantly reduced. Our average uptime increased rapidly from 98.8 percent to 99.9 percent without re-architecting applications.” - Augusto Rosa, Server Operations Manager, Shaw Media  99.95% SLA  Multi-region synchronous replication  Uptime and performance monitoring  Low network variability
  22. 22. AWS for Windows is High-Performance “Using AWS, we decreased average network latency from 700 milliseconds to less than 50 milliseconds… Fundamentally, running in AWS enables a 230 percent CPU consumption efficiency in data processing.” - Murari Gopalan, Technology Director, Expedia.com  Enterprise-grade computing on-demand  Automation for both complex and routine tasks  Dedicated, low-latency network connections  Automated Scaling  Monitoring tools with user-defined thresholds
  23. 23. AWS for Windows is Familiar “We didn’t have time to re-design applications. AWS could support our legacy 32-bit applications on Windows Server 2003, a variety of SQL Server and Oracle databases, and a robust Citrix environment.” - Jim McDonald, Lead Architect, Hess Corporation  Windows-based application support  Your own servers  Utilize existing VMs  License as you see fit  Same tools as on-premises environments
  24. 24. AWS for Windows is Cost-Effective “Had we built our SharePoint 2013 farm in our other data center, we would have increased costs by almost 50 percent. When you compare our SharePoint 2010 farm to our SharePoint 2013 farm, AWS allowed us to increase our computing power while also reducing costs by 14 percent.” - Michael Cierkowski, Development Manager, Slalom Consulting  No hardware procurement/deployment costs  Improved hardware utilization  Bring your own licenses  Value-oriented culture  No long-term commitments
  25. 25. AWS for Windows is Extensive “As our company continued to grow, so did our reliance on the AWS cloud and now, we’ve adopted almost all of the features AWS provides. AWS is the easy answer for any Internet business that wants to scale to the next level.” - Nathan Blecharczyk, Co-founder & CTO, Airbnb  More than 60 services available  Broad ecosystem of partners  Third-party application marketplace  Continuous service improvement  Technical certifications for multiple skill levels
  26. 26. AWS for Windows is Flexible “Our infrastructure requirements change rapidly due to the agile nature of our business. Amazon Web Services allowed us to stop worrying about infrastructure and concentrate on our business. Rapid growth was no longer a technical hurdle and we could have our important people focus on more important problems, like making our customers happy.” - Lachlan Donald, CTO, 99Designs  Highly-customizable infrastructure  Variety of instance types  Maintain availability at the lowest cost  Wide variety of storage options
  27. 27. Microsoft Licensing Options  Buy Windows Server, SQL Server directly with AMIs  Bring your existing licenses with you via Microsoft License Mobility
  28. 28. Windows + SQL AMIs Over 20 Amazon published Microsoft Windows and SQL Server AMIs Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2012 + SQL 2012 Standard, Web & Express Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2008 + SQL 2012 Standard, Web & Express Windows Server 2008 + SQL 2008 Standard, Web & Express Other Windows/SQL based AMIs…. 7 Windows OS versions, in up to 19 languages 11 SQL Server versions/editions
  29. 29. Active Directory on AWS for Windows Single Domain Multi-Domain, Single Forest Multi-Forest with Trust / Resource Forests
  30. 30. Implementing AD Sites: a complete picture Availability Zone A Private Subnet C-DCA Corporate Network Seattle DC1 VPN Tacoma DC2 Cost 50 Availability Zone B Private Subnet C-DCB Cost 10
  31. 31. AWS Directory Service Simple AD  Managed directory powered by Samba 4 Active Directory Compatible Server  Supports user accounts, group memberships, domain- joining Amazon EC2 instances, and more AD Connector  Proxies directory requests to on-premises environment  Users can access AWS resources and applications with existing corporate credentials
  32. 32. SQL Server on AWS for Windows Wide array of choices Fully-managed services Enterprise-Grade Security 99.95% availability Flexible and scalable
  33. 33. SQL Server Disaster Recovery & Backup Availability Zone 1 Private Subnet Primary Replica Availability Zone 2 Secondary Replica 1 Private Subnet AG Listener: ag.awslabs.net Corporate Network VPN Automatic Failover Secondary Replica 2 (Readable) Reporting Application Backups Manual Failover
  34. 34. SharePoint on AWS for Windows Elasticity Performance / Agility Availability Security Customizations Third-Party applications
  35. 35. Customer Success Story Searching for a solution to host its MSFT SharePoint sites, the company chose AWS because of cost, efficiency, and to improve operational efficiency. By running on AWS, Dole can launch a new SharePoint website in minutes and estimates savings $350,000 in operating expenses. “When we were looking for a place to put our SharePoint install, we built out a [Amazon] Virtual Private Cloud, effectively using it as an extension of our datacenter… We can grow any time we want– we don’t have to go and acquire new hardware.” – Joanna, Dyer, Director of IT Solutions, Dole Food Company
  36. 36. Traditional topologies
  37. 37. Streamlined topologies Common architectures are: • Front End Servers • Batch-Processing servers • Database Servers • Distributed cache • Request management • Specialized workloads • Search With Streamlined topologies services and other components are distributed to maximize server resources.
  38. 38. Exchange Server on AWS for Windows Elasticity Performance / Agility Availability Security
  39. 39. Architecture and Roles (2013) High Availability • Load Balancing • DAG Roles • Mailbox • Stores the Mailboxes • Client Access Server • Mail clients and APIs • Edge Transport • Internet facing
  40. 40. What is Amazon WorkSpaces? Amazon WorkSpaces is a cost effective, managed cloud desktop for flexible work styles. It allows you to easily provision cloud- based desktops so your end users can access the documents, applications and resources they need from anywhere, on popular devices including tablets, PCs, laptops, thin clients, and zero clients.
  41. 41. What is Amazon WorkSpaces?
  42. 42. Amazon WorkSpaces use cases Amazon WorkSpaces is ideal for any situation where desktop needs can change quickly. Work from Home Contract Workers Developers Mergers and Acquisitions Multiple and/or personal devices
  43. 43. Choose the compute, storage, and software you need The Amazon WorkSpaces Utilities Bundle includes Internet Explorer 11, Firefox, and 7-Zip All WorkSpaces Bundles provide the Windows 7 Experience to users (provided by Windows Server 2008 R2 with RDS). Monthly Price in N. Virginia and Oregon AWS regions. More here: http://aws.amazon.com/workspaces/pricing/ Value Plus ($40 USD) Microsoft Office Pro, Trend Micro, Utilities bundle Value ($25 USD) • 1 vCPU, 2 GB memory • 10 GB storage • Utilities software bundle Standard Plus ($50 USD) Microsoft Office Pro, Trend Micro, Utilities bundle Standard ($35 USD) • 2 vCPU, 4 GB memory • 50 GB storage • Utilities software bundle Performance Plus ($75 USD) Microsoft Office Pro, Trend Micro, Utilities bundle Performance ($60 USD) • 2 vCPU, 7.5 GB memory • 100 GB storage • Utilities software bundle
  44. 44. Why Amazon WorkSpaces? Secure Reliable Cost-Effective Easy to Deploy and Manage Flexible and Scalable Consistent Performance Globally AvailableFast, Familiar User Experience
  45. 45. Professional Services/Support AWS Professional Services  Technical Specialists  Advisory Services  Collaboration  Proven Process  Cloud Adoption Framework AWS Support  Resource Center  Product FAQs  Discussion Forums  Health Checks  Trusted Advisor …and more
  46. 46. Thank you!

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