AWS for Microsoft Workloads – Technical (for AWS Business Partners only) (AWSMWT-BP)

This course is for AWS Partners only, you must have a valid APN login to register. To book this course, please click on the "Register" button where you will be redirected to the AWS website, you must then login to APN to complete the registration process.

In this course, you will learn the technical fundamentals of running Microsoft applications on AWS. It is designed to teach pre-sales engineers at AWS Partner Network (APN) Consulting Partner organizations how to discuss the technical advantages of AWS for Microsoft workloads. In this course, we will explore the various tools available to migrate, develop, build, deploy, manage, and operate Microsoft workloads, applications and Windows Server on AWS. The course presents case studies and reference architectures to showcase how some AWS customer architectures have been designed for common Microsoft applications, including SQL and Active Directory Server. Partners have the option to take this course either with an instructor or online. 

Intended Audience

This course is intended for:

  • Technical professionals at APN Consulting Partner organizations
  • Pre-sales engineers at APN Consulting Partner organizations

Course Objectives

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Provide a technical overview of Microsoft workloads on AWS
  • Discuss technical advantages and positioning for Microsoft workloads on AWS
  • Provide guidance to customers on architecting common Microsoft workloads for AWS
  • Explain the various tools available to develop, deploy, and manage Microsoft workloads on AWS


We recommend that attendees of this course have the following prerequisites:

  • AWS Technical Professional accreditation
  • Self-paced labs completed:
    • Introduction to Amazon VPC with Windows Server
    • Introduction to Amazon EC2 with Windows Server
    • Creating Amazon EC2 Instances with Microsoft Windows
  • Familiarity with Windows Server and Microsoft workloads
  • Familiarity with cloud computing concepts

Delivery Method

This course is delivered through a mix of:

  • Classroom training
  • Hands-on labs

Course Outline

This course covers the following concepts:

  • Overview of AWS for Microsoft workloads
  • AWS architecture for Microsoft workloads
  • Microsoft Windows Server on AWS
  • Active Directory on AWS
  • Database services on AWS
  • Automating operations
  • Modernizing applications with .NET on AWS 

There is also self-paced training available for APN Bussiness Partners: AWS Skill Builder