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Category: PostgreSQL compatible

Key considerations when choosing a database for your generative AI applications

In this post, we explore the key factors to consider when selecting a database for your generative AI applications. We focus on high-level considerations and service characteristics that are relevant to fully managed databases with vector search capabilities currently available on AWS. We examine how these databases differ in terms of their behavior and performance, and provide guidance on how to make an informed decision based on your specific requirements.

Synopsis of several compelling features in PostgreSQL 16

In this post, we explore the new features in PostgreSQL 16 and discuss how they improve performance and query speed. This includes new replication features, including logical decoding on standbys and parallel application of logical replication, SQL/JSON functionality, new monitoring tools, such as the pg_stat_io system view, and security features.

How London Stock Exchange Group optimised blue/green deployments for Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL Global Database

In this post we share how the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) Capital Markets Business unit improved their Blue/Green software deployment methodology, by using continuous logical database replication. We show you the process of implementing a Blue/green deployment architecture using Aurora PostgreSQL Global Database. Specifically, we explore best practices and considerations when configuring the architecture. Blue/green deployment serves as a robust and efficient approach to make sure applications stay resilient and synchronized throughout the process.

AWS DMS homogenous migration from PostgreSQL to Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

With AWS DMS homogenous migration, you can migrate data from your source database to an equivalent engine on AWS using native database tools. In this post, we show you an example of a complete homogeneous migration process and provide troubleshooting steps for migrating from PostgreSQL to Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL and Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL.

Build a FedRAMP compliant generative AI-powered chatbot using Amazon Aurora Machine Learning and Amazon Bedrock

In this post, we explore how to use Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL and Amazon Bedrock to build Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) compliant generative artificial intelligence (AI) applications using Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG).

Automate interval partitioning maintenance and monitoring in Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL – Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we demonstrated how to configure interval partitioning in an Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition database using PostgreSQL extensions such as pg_partman and pg_cron. The monitoring job was external to the database, thereby allowing a centralized monitoring solution. In this post, we demonstrate how you can monitor and send alerts using […]

Executive Conversations: Putting generative AI to work in omnichannel customer service with Prashant Singh, Chief Operating Officer at LeadSquared

Prashant Singh, Chief Operating Officer at LeadSquared, joins Pravin Mittal, Director of Engineering of Amazon Aurora, for a discussion on using generative artificial intelligence (AI) to scale their omnichannel customer service application while controlling costs. LeadSquared helps customers build truly connected, empowered, and self-reliant sales and service organizations, with the power of automation. This Executive […]

How LeadSquared accelerated chatbot deployments with generative AI using Amazon Bedrock and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

LeadSquared is a new-age software as a service (SaaS) customer relationship management (CRM) platform that provides end-to-end sales, marketing, and onboarding solutions. Tailored for sectors like BFSI (banking, financial services, and insurance), healthcare, education, real estate, and more, LeadSquared provides a personalized approach for businesses of every scale. LeadSquared Service CRM goes beyond basic ticketing, […]

Enforce row-level security with the RDS Data API

As applications grow to serve more users with sensitive data, implementing robust security controls becomes critically important. One way to enhance security and meet complex access requirements is through row-level security. Row-level security allows you to limit data access at the row level based on user attributes. PostgreSQL is one of the most popular open […]

Perform maintenance tasks and schema modifications in Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL with minimal downtime using Blue Green deployment

In this post, we walk you through performing schema changes and common maintenance tasks such as table and index reorganization, VACUUM FULL, and materialized view refreshes with minimal downtime using blue/green deployments for an Amazon Relational Database (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL database or an Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition cluster. Solution overview Amazon RDS blue/green deployment […]