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Configure AWS services to build a knowledge graph in Amazon Neptune using Data Lens

This is a guest post by Russell Waterson, Knowledge Graph Engineer at Data Lens Ltd. Customers use knowledge graphs to consolidate and integrate information assets and make them more readily available. Building knowledge graphs by getting data from disparate existing data sources can be expensive, time-consuming, and complex. Project planning, project management, engineering, maintenance and […]

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Build a knowledge graph in Amazon Neptune using Data Lens

This is a guest post by Russell Waterson, Knowledge Graph Engineer at Data Lens Ltd. Customers use knowledge graphs to consolidate and integrate information assets and make them more readily available. Building knowledge graphs by getting data from disparate existing data sources can be expensive, time-consuming, and complex. Project planning, project management, engineering, maintenance and […]

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Monitor Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora for PostgreSQL database log errors and set up notifications using Amazon CloudWatch

Database administrators set up monitoring on database log files to get alerted on certain informational and critical events relating to a pattern of errors specific to a database. Monitoring for errors on a business-critical database is essential to avoid unexpected outcomes such as a missed service-level agreement (SLA), which might result in penalties. A good […]

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How to choose the best disaster recovery option for your Amazon Aurora MySQL cluster

There are many different ways to achieve disaster recovery objectives based on business requirements, but finding the best option for a particular situation can get overwhelming. The innovation and commercial-grade features that come with Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition expands these options even further. This post outlines options available to customers running Aurora MySQL, and evaluates […]

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Use Amazon ElastiCache for Redis as a near-real-time feature store

Customers often use Amazon ElastiCache for real-time transactional and analytical use cases. It provides high throughout and low latencies, while meeting a variety of business needs. Because it uses in-memory data structures, typical use cases include database and session caching, as well as leaderboards, gaming and financial trading platforms, social media, and sharing economy apps. […]

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Use VPC endpoints with Amazon Timestream

Time series data is a sequence of data points recorded over a time interval. This type of data is used for measuring events that change over time, such as stock prices, temperature measurements, or CPU utilization of an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance. With time series data, each data point consists of a […]

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How to index on Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. You can use the same MongoDB 3.6 and 4.0 application code, drivers, and tools to run, manage, and scale workloads on Amazon DocumentDB without having to worry about managing the underlying infrastructure. As a […]

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Best practices for upgrading Amazon RDS for Oracle DB instances from 18c to 19c

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Oracle provides newer versions of databases so you can keep your DB instances up to date. These versions can include bug fixes, security enhancements, and other improvements. When Amazon RDS for Oracle supports a new version, you can choose how and when to upgrade your DB instances. Amazon […]

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Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) support for MongoDB server 3.6 end of life schedule

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. You can use the same MongoDB 3.6 and 4.0 application code, drivers, and tools to run, manage, and scale workloads on Amazon DocumentDB without worrying about managing the underlying infrastructure. As a document database, […]

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Set up Extended Events in Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Amazon RDS for SQL Server now supports Extended Events. Extended Events (XEvents) is a lightweight performance monitoring system that enables you to collect data to monitor and troubleshoot problems in SQL Server. Extended Events is automatically enabled for users with primary user privileges in Amazon RDS for SQL Server. This post demonstrates how to use […]

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