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Category: Amazon Aurora

Graviton Fast Start – A New Program to Help Move Your Workloads to AWS Graviton

With the Graviton Challenge last year, we helped customers migrate to Graviton-based EC2 instances and get up to 40 percent price performance benefit in as little as 4 days. Tens of thousands of customers, including 48 of the top 50 Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) customers, use AWS Graviton processors for their workloads. In […]

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Amazon Prime Day 2022 – AWS for the Win!

As part of my annual tradition to tell you about how AWS makes Prime Day possible, I am happy to be able to share some chart-topping metrics (check out my 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, and 2021 posts for a look back). My purchases this year included a first aid kit, some wood brown filament for […]

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AWS Week In Review – July 11, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! In France, we know summer has started when you see the Tour de France bike race on TV or in a city nearby. This year, the tour stopped in the […]

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AWS Week in Review – June 13, 2022

This post is part of our Week in Review series. Check back each week for a quick roundup of interesting news and announcements from AWS! Last Week’s Launches I made a short trip to Austin, Texas last week in order to visit and learn from some customers. As is always the case, the days when […]

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Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 is Generally Available: Instant Scaling for Demanding Workloads

Today we are very excited to announce that Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 is generally available for both Aurora PostgreSQL and MySQL. Aurora Serverless is an on-demand, auto-scaling configuration for Amazon Aurora that allows your database to scale capacity up or down based on your application’s needs. Amazon Aurora is a MySQL- and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database […]

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Goodbye Microsoft SQL Server, Hello Babelfish

[UPDATE May 17 2022: I added one command line in the demo section to automatically select the latest version of PostgreSQL RDS engine] Many of our customers are telling us they want to move away from proprietary database vendors to avoid expensive costs and burdensome licensing terms. But migrating away from commercial and legacy databases […]

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Urgent & Important – Rotate Your Amazon RDS, Aurora, and Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) Certificates

Feb 5th, 2020: We’ve made an edit to this post. Previously, we had communicated that between February 5 and March 5, 2020, RDS would automatically stage the new certificates on RDS database instances without a restart. Based on customer feedback and to give customers as much time as possible to complete updates, RDS will neither […]

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New for Amazon Redshift – Data Lake Export and Federated Query

A data warehouse is a database optimized to analyze relational data coming from transactional systems and line of business applications. Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze data using standard SQL and existing Business Intelligence (BI) tools. To get information from unstructured data that would […]

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