AWS Database Blog

Category: Database

Running safe, smart, and connected machines on AWS

This is a guest post from Henri Gort, Platform Architect, and Mehmet Yalcinkaya, Data Lake Software Engineer from Konecranes. In their own words, “Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers, including manufacturing and process industries, shipyards, ports, and terminals. The word ‘Konecranes’ includes the Finnish word ‘Kone,’ or […]

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Capture graph changes using Neptune Streams

Many graph applications can benefit from the ability to capture changes to items stored in an Amazon Neptune database, at the point in time when such changes occur. Amazon Neptune now supports Neptune Streams, a fully managed feature of Neptune that reliably logs every change to your graph as it happens, in the order that […]

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Running sysbench on RDS MySQL, RDS MariaDB, and Amazon Aurora MySQL via SSL/TLS

sysbench is an ideal tool for running synthetic benchmarking on MySQL compatible databases. The Amazon Aurora Performance Assessment Technical Guide helps you assess the performance of Amazon Aurora MySQL by using sysbench. However, if you want to run sysbench on MySQL-compatible databases running on RDS or Aurora via SSL/TLS, you also need to consider some […]

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Introduction to Amazon DynamoDB for Cassandra developers

This blog post introduces Amazon DynamoDB to Cassandra developers and helps you get started with DynamoDB by showing some basic operations in Cassandra, and using AWS CLI to perform the same operations in DynamoDB. Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, multiregion, multimaster NoSQL database that provides consistent single-digit millisecond latency at any scale. It offers […]

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Amazon Neptune releases Streams, SPARQL federated query for graphs and more

The latest Amazon Neptune release brings together a host of capabilities that enhance developer productivity with graphs. This post summarizes the key features we have rolled out and pointers for more details. Getting started This new engine release will not be automatically applied to your existing cluster. You can choose to upgrade an existing cluster […]

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Learn to build NoSQL database-driven applications using Amazon DynamoDB with new edX course

Modern organizations are constantly looking for ways to get more value from their data, making it increasingly important for teams and individuals to understand how to build database-driven applications in the AWS Cloud. As the data landscape continues to evolve to include more cloud-based databases, an increasing number of developers are choosing non-relational databases that are […]

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Implementing priority queueing with Amazon DynamoDB

Queuing is a commonly used solution for separating computation components in a distributed processing system. It is a form of the asynchronous communication system used in serverless and microservices architectures. Messages wait in a queue for processing, and leave the queue when received by a single consumer. This type of messaging pattern is known as […]

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Your guide to Amazon DynamoDB sessions, workshops, and chalk talks at AWS re:Invent 2019

Last updated: October 30, 2019 AWS re:Invent 2019 is almost here! This post includes a complete list of Amazon DynamoDB sessions, workshops, and chalk talks at AWS re:Invent 2019. Use the information on this page to help schedule your conference week in Las Vegas this year. If you still haven’t registered for re:Invent and need some […]

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Amazon RDS now supports detailed backup storage billing

Recently, AWS announced the general availability of the Amazon RDS detailed backup storage billing feature. This feature applies to PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, and SQL Server database engines. Before the release of this feature, Amazon RDS backup charges were presented as a single-line item per Region on the monthly bill. However, it was hard to […]

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Sending notifications from Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

Enterprise customers execute many day-to-day batch jobs on Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL databases, and need notification methods such as email or text after completing such jobs to keep track of their activity. Because Aurora PostgreSQL is a managed service, it restricts access to database extensions such as pgsmtp and pgplpythonu for security reasons. This raises the […]

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