Category: AWS Schema Conversion Tool
In this post, we show how to migrate a data warehouse from Microsoft Azure Synapse to Redshift Serverless using AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) and AWS SCT data extraction agents. AWS SCT makes heterogeneous database migrations predictable by automatically converting the source database code and storage objects to a format compatible with the target database.
In this post, we describe at a high-level how CDC tasks work in AWS SCT. Then we deep dive into an example of how to configure, start, and manage a CDC migration task. We look briefly at performance and how you can tune a CDC migration, and then conclude with some information about how you can get started on your own migration.
Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully-managed, petabyte scale data warehouse that provides the flexibility to use provisioned or serverless compute for your analytical workloads. Using Amazon Redshift Serverless and Query Editor v2, you can load and query large datasets in just a few clicks and pay only for what you use. The decoupled compute and […]
This is the sixth in a series of posts. We’re excited to share dozens of new features to automate your schema conversion; preserve your investment in existing scripts, reports, and applications; accelerate query performance; and potentially simplify your migrations from legacy data warehouses to Amazon Redshift. Check out all the previous posts in this series: […]
In this second post of a multi-part series, we share best practices for choosing the optimal Amazon Redshift cluster, data architecture, converting stored procedures, compatible functions and queries widely used for SQL conversions, and recommendations for optimizing the length of data types for table columns. You can check out the first post of this series […]
A data warehouse collects and consolidates data from various sources within your organization. It’s used as a centralized data repository for analytics and business intelligence. When working with on-premises legacy data warehouses, scaling the size of your data warehouse or improving performance can mean purchasing new hardware or adding more powerful hardware. This is often […]
July 2023: This post was reviewed for accuracy. Amazon Redshift is a fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud. You can start with just a few hundred gigabytes of data and scale to a petabyte or more. This enables you to use your data to acquire new insights for your business and customers. […]
Customers are migrating data warehouses to Amazon Redshift because it’s fast, scalable, and cost-effective. However, data warehouse migration projects can be complex and challenging. In this post, I help you understand the common drivers of data warehouse migration, migration strategies, and what tools and services are available to assist with your migration project. Let’s first […]
This is the second post in a multi-part series. We’re excited to shared dozens of new features to automate your schema conversion; preserve your investment in existing scripts, reports, and applications; accelerate query performance; and potentially reduce your overall cost to migrate to Amazon Redshift. Check out all posts in this series: Accelerate your data […]
In this article, we explain how this customer performed a large-scale data warehouse migration from IBM Netezza to Amazon Redshift without downtime, by following a thoroughly planned migration process, and leveraging AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT) and Amazon Redshift best practices.