AWS Database Blog

Configure an AWS SCT multi-server project

The AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) accelerates migration for commercial database and data warehouse schemas along with code objects to open-source engines or AWS-native services, such as Amazon Aurora and Amazon Redshift. For your database migration to the cloud, you can choose a rehost (lift and shift), replatform (lift and reshape), or refactor approach. […]

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Develop a Full Stack Serverless NFT Application with Amazon Managed Blockchain – Part 1

The advent of blockchain technology, a decentralized ledger on which digital assets can be created and exchanged peer to peer, has shifted the conventional understanding of ownership. Often, these digital assets are referred to as tokens, which you can use as a medium of exchange like a currency, a representation of a physical or digital […]

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Your guide to Amazon Managed Blockchain and Amazon QLDB breakouts, workshops, and chalk talks at AWS re:Invent 2021

AWS re:Invent 2021 is here! This post includes a complete list of Amazon Managed Blockchain and Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (Amazon QLDB) sessions taking place at re:Invent 2021. This year we have five total sessions on Managed Blockchain and Amazon QLDB, including one breakout, three chalk talks sessions, and one workshop. Make sure to sign […]

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Auto scale your Amazon Neptune database to meet workload demands

Amazon Neptune is a fast, reliable, fully managed graph database service that makes it easy to build and run applications with highly connected datasets. You can use Neptune to build fraud detection, entity resolution, product recommendation, and knowledge graph applications. Built on open standards, Neptune enables developers to use three popular open-source graph query languages […]

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Fast-forward your database and analytics migrations with Amazon DMA

Amazon Database Migration Accelerator (Amazon DMA) helps you accelerate migrations to AWS Databases and Analytics services. Amazon DMA is comprised of migration domain experts including engineers, who can assist you with your migration strategy and planning to deploying your applications and databases to a production environment. Amazon DMA helps build a strong foundation for AWS Databases […]

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Use the TempTable storage engine on Amazon RDS for MySQL and Amazon Aurora MySQL

MySQL 8.0 has introduced TempTable as the new, default internal temporary table storage engine to speed up query processing. The MySQL query optimizer creates temporary tables internally to store intermediate datasets while processing complex queries. In AWS, you can deploy MySQL 8.0 using Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MySQL, a managed service for […]

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Build interactive graph data analytics and visualizations using Amazon Neptune, Amazon Athena Federated Query, and Amazon QuickSight

Customers have asked for a way to interact with graph datasets in Amazon Neptune using business intelligence (BI) tools such as Amazon QuickSight. Although some BI tools offer generic HTTP connectors that allow you to define a set of REST API calls to extract data from REST endpoints, you have to predefine either Gremlin or […]

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Monitor deadlocks in SQL Server on Amazon EC2 and set notifications using Amazon CloudWatch

Many of our customers running SQL Server on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances want to capture specific events (systems and user-defined) for monitoring and troubleshooting issues with SQL Server. SQL Server logs these events in its error logs and agent logs. A deadlock is an event that can be captured in SQL Server […]

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Readable standby instances in Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments: A new high availability option

Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments are ideal for production database workloads. When you have Multi-AZ deployment, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) provisions one primary and one standby DB instance with synchronous physical replication of Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) storage for high availability and failover without data loss. However, you can’t read from the […]

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Amazon ElastiCache introduces support for Redis 6.2

In October 2020, we announced Redis 6 compatibility for Amazon ElastiCache for Redis. This update included significant features like role-based access control (RBAC), client-side caching, and several operational improvements designed to improve application availability and reliability. Specifically, Amazon ElastiCache improved replication under low memory conditions, especially for workloads with medium and large-sized keys, by reducing […]

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