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Category: Amazon Aurora

Manage collation changes in PostgreSQL on Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS

In this post, we explore how text collations work in PostgreSQL, the effect on PostgreSQL when the collation changes, and how to detect these changes. We also review how Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and Amazon Aurora can help you manage collations using an independent default collation library, and future work in PostgreSQL on […]

Scale applications using multi-Region Amazon EKS and Amazon Aurora Global Database: Part 2

This is the second in a two-part series about scaling applications globally using multi-Region Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) and Amazon Aurora Global Database. In Part 1, you learned the architecture patterns and foundational pillars of a multi-Region application design. In this post, we use the read local and write global design pattern to scale, […]

Generate Excel workbooks from Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL or Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

When using databases, you may need to move data into different systems, including other databases or other tools, to perform different analysis. One method to do this is through flat files, such as comma-separated value lists (CSVs), as these let you transfer data in a common format that can be loaded into other systems. PostgreSQL […]

Upgrade Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL and Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL version 10

Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL version 10 end of life is approaching. If you’re currently running your Aurora or RDS instances on PostgreSQL 10, you must upgrade your databases. Announcement: Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL 10.x end of life is January 31, 2023 Announcement: Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL 10.x […]

Amazon Relational Database re:Invent 2022 recap

We recently wrapped up another successful edition of re:Invent, AWS’s flagship cloud event of the year, offering cloud computing enthusiasts an opportunity to hear the latest in cloud technology, as well as get hands-on training from the experts, and hear directly from leaders across the AWS organization. At this year’s re:Invent, AWS announced several exciting […]

AWS positioned highest in execution and furthest in vision in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems

AWS has been named a Leader for the eighth consecutive year in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems, and this year we have been positioned highest for execution and furthest for vision. As we reflect on our recent re:Invent 2022 conference, we look forward to sharing this report which evaluates the […]

Troubleshoot network connectivity to Amazon RDS databases using VPC Reachability Analyzer

Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) enables you to provision a logically isolated section of theAWS Cloud where AWS resources such as Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) DB instances can be launched in a virtual network you define. When creating an Amazon RDS DB instance, you have the option to create a new VPC […]

Partition existing tables using native commands in Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

Customers use Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition for hosting their Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) database workloads. Considering the scale at which today’s applications operate, databases can grow to hundreds of terabytes in a very short span of time. Databases grow in size because the majority share of […]

Enforce configuration policies for your Amazon RDS databases using AWS Config

In today’s cloud-enabled enterprise, multiple teams take on the responsibility of creating and managing databases. The challenge that you may face is the enforcement of your company’s standard configuration policies—how do you make sure that all databases are following the database configuration standards consistently? This is where AWS Config can help. In this post, I […]

Validate database objects after migrating from SAP ASE to Amazon RDS for SQL Server or Microsoft SQL Server

Migration of SAP ASE (previously known as Sybase ASE) to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server is heterogeneous in nature and consists of major phases such as pre-migration assessments, conversion of database schema, and post-migration validation. Because the migration process involves code conversion, it involves the crucial task of validating the converted […]