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Category: Amazon RDS

Unlock the power of the AWS CLI for Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora

With the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) for Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and Amazon Aurora, you can use shell commands to create, modify, delete, and generate reports for many kinds of objects, such as database instances, Aurora clusters, parameter groups, and so on. In this post, we show how to use the […]

Create a centralized repository for Oracle AWR reports using Amazon EFS integration for Amazon RDS for Oracle

You can use the managed database offerings in the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) portfolio to remove much of the undifferentiated heavy lifting from day-to-day activities. With Amazon RDS for Oracle, you can significantly reduce the administrative overhead of managing and maintaining an Oracle database. Oracle Automatic Workload Repository (AWR) provides a comprehensive view […]

Deploy Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle using Terraform modules

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Custom for Oracle is a managed database service for applications that require customization of the underlying operating system and database environment. It provides the benefits of RDS automation with the elevated access needed for legacy, packaged, and custom applications. With Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle, you have the freedom […]

Using pgactive: Active-active Replication Extension for PostgreSQL on Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL

In this post, we walk through an example for creating an active-active replication setup between two RDS for PostgreSQL instances. We also show how to monitor replication lag between instances, and review how to detect and resolve conflicts. Finally, we discuss strategies to design applications to work with pgactive.

Configure Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL database activity streams for monitoring in IBM Guardium

In this post, we guide you through the steps to setting up Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition database activity streams (DAS) for monitoring in IBM Guardium. Here, we are using IBM Guardium version 11.5. Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible is a fully managed, PostgreSQL-compatible, ACID-compliant relational database engine that combines the speed, reliability, and manageability of Amazon Aurora with […]

Cross-account Amazon RDS for Oracle migration using Amazon RDS snapshots and AWS DMS for minimal downtime

In scenarios such as consolidating or merging multiple departments with separate AWS accounts into a single AWS account, splitting a single account or divisions into multiple AWS accounts for better management, or duplicating an AWS account across Regions, you often need to migrate the database from one AWS account to another with minimal downtime and […]

Migrate a cross-account TDE-enabled Amazon RDS for Oracle DB instance with reduced downtime using AWS DMS

Migrating a Transparent Data Encryption (TDE)-enabled Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Oracle database instance from one AWS account to another is a common use case in scenarios when you acquire, sell, or merge operations, or if you’re reorganizing your AWS accounts and organizational structure. TDE is a permanent and persistent option in RDS […]

How to deploy SQL Server Analysis Services on RDS Custom in a new VPC environment

A common use case for Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server is to offload the undifferentiated heavy lifting of managing the underlying infrastructure of the cluster when running SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS). SSAS is an analytical data engine, based on the VertiPaq technology which is used in decision support and business analytics.In this post, we explain how to launch and setup Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server and enable SSAS to run either Tabular or Multi-Dimensional model modes.

Explore the prerequisites required to create an Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server instance

Customers often ask us how they can create an RDS Custom for SQL Server database in their existing networking infrastructure. They want to ensure that the database servers are created within the security perimeter designed by their networking teams. They also want to understand different components and services involved when creating an RDS Custom for SQL Server instance. In this post, we demonstrate how to create an RDS Custom for SQL Server instance. We also show how to create the required prerequisites within an existing networking infrastructure. Amazon RDS Custom requires these prerequisites to create the necessary resources in your AWS account.

Migrate logins, database roles, users and object-level permissions to Amazon RDS for SQL Server using T-SQL

In this post, we explain how to migrate the logins, database roles, users, and object-level permissions from on-prem or Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) for SQL Server to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server using the T-SQL.