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Save costs by automating the start and stop of Amazon RDS instances with AWS Lambda and Amazon EventBridge

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. In traditional databases, you have to spend more time performing administration, backup, patching, capacity planning, version upgrades, new server provisioning, and recovery tasks. You have to manually perform all these activities with an expert […]

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Customize Amazon RDS events notification using Amazon EventBridge and AWS Lambda

Large customer database infrastructures are often deployed with Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), which includes various engine types such as Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB, and PostgreSQL. Monitoring is an important part of maintaining the reliability, availability, and performance of Amazon RDS and your AWS solutions. To debug multi-point failures, we recommend that you collect monitoring data from all parts […]

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Build a fault-tolerant, serverless data aggregation pipeline with exactly-once processing

The business problem of real-time data aggregation is faced by customers in various industries like manufacturing, retail, gaming, utilities, and financial services. In a previous post, we discussed an example from the banking industry: real-time trade risk aggregation. Typically, financial institutions associate every trade that is performed on the trading floor with a risk value […]

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Build a near real-time data aggregation pipeline using a serverless, event-driven architecture

The collection, aggregation, and reporting of large volumes of data in near real time is a challenge faced by customers from many different industries, like manufacturing, retail, gaming, utilities, and financial services. In this post, we present a serverless aggregation pipeline in AWS. We start by defining the business problem, introduce a serverless architecture for […]

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Build a simple CRUD operation and data stream on Amazon QLDB using AWS Lambda

In the financial services industry, efficient data lineage and audit capabilities are highly sought after. This is particularly true for database transaction processing that facilitates the movement of currency and management of sensitive customer account information. This is a challenge for customers because although all financial service providers generally have a means of moving money […]

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How Liberty Mutual built a highly scalable and cost-effective document management solution

With more than 45,000 employees in 29 countries, Liberty Mutual is the sixth largest global property and casualty insurer, and currently ranks 71st on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the US. The expectations of customers continue to increase as the pace of change accelerates, the nature and magnitude of risk change, and […]

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Automate post-database creation scripts or steps in an Amazon RDS for Oracle database

In some cases, Database Administrators (DBAs) need to run post-database creation steps such as running SQL statements for creating users and database objects, resetting passwords, or standardizing Oracle database builds. This is mainly done during the database creation phase of new application deployment or during database refreshes that occur in non-production environments. AWS CloudFormation gives […]

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Verify delivery conditions with the Accord Project and Amazon Quantum Ledger Database – Part 2

This is part two of the two-part series of blog posts discussing how to apply smart legal contracts technology to verify delivery conditions with open-source Accord Project and Amazon Quantum Ledger Database service. In the first part we introduced the smart legal contract technology, a sample delivery process, and reviewed the solution to run smart legal contracts on AWS with Accord Project. […]

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Verify delivery conditions with the Accord Project and Amazon Quantum Ledger Database – Part 1

Smart legal contracts are an emerging technology in the legal tech domain. Their main goal is to make the verification of terms and conditions in legal contracts more efficient. Unlike smart contracts, which are self-running programs in distributed ledger databases (usually in blockchain-based systems), smart legal contracts represent an entire legal contract. They combine a […]

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Deploy multi-Region Amazon Aurora applications with a failover blueprint

Certain organizations require multi-Region redundancy for their workloads to achieve disaster recovery and business continuity. Disaster recovery is an important part of resiliency strategy and concerns how a workload responds when a disaster strikes. The most common pattern to have as a disaster recovery solution in AWS is to build a multi-Region application architecture including […]

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