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Category: Amazon RDS

Deploy multi-Region Amazon RDS for SQL Server using cross-Region read replicas with a disaster recovery blueprint – Part 1

Disaster recovery and high availability planning play a critical role in ensuring the resilience and continuity of business operations. When considering disaster recovery strategies on AWS, there are two primary options: in-Region disaster recovery and cross-Region disaster recovery. The choice between in-Region and cross-Region disaster recovery depends on various factors, including the criticality of the […]

Data consolidation for analytical applications using logical replication for Amazon RDS Multi-AZ clusters

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Multi-AZ deployments provide enhanced availability and durability for your RDS database instances. You can deploy highly available, durable PostgreSQL databases in three Availability Zones using Amazon RDS Multi-AZ DB cluster deployments with two readable standby DB instances. With a Multi-AZ DB cluster, applications gain automatic failovers in typically under […]

Manage case-insensitive data in PostgreSQL

It’s important to be aware of the case sensitivity of text data in PostgreSQL when performing queries or comparisons to ensure that the results match your intended expectations. Case also affects how the database performs sorting operations. By default, PostgreSQL is case sensitive when sorting or comparing string values. For example, PostgreSQL considers “amazon” and […]

Configure Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle using AWS CloudFormation and AWS Systems Manager for JD Edwards One-Click

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Custom automates database administration tasks and operations. RDS Custom makes it possible for you as a database administrator to access and customize your database environment and operating system. With RDS Custom, you can customize to meet the requirements of legacy, custom, and packaged applications. One way to configure your […]

Migrate Microsoft SQL Server SSIS Packages to Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server

Microsoft SQL Server Integration Service (SSIS) provides a platform for users to create, extract, transform, and load workflows by connecting to various data sources like relational database management services, flat files, XML files, and more. Before loading into the destination system, users can copy, cleanse, and process the data. SSIS allows developers to create extract, […]

Best strategies for achieving high performance and high availability on Amazon RDS for MySQL with Multi-AZ DB Clusters

In Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), Multi-AZ deployments can have one or two standby DB instances. A Multi-AZ DB instance deployment has a single standby DB instance that provides failover support, but doesn’t serve read traffic. When the deployment has two readable standby DB instances, it’s called a Multi-AZ DB cluster deployment. A Multi-AZ […]

Validate database objects after migrating from IBM Db2 z/OS to Amazon RDS for MySQL or Amazon Aurora MySQL

Migrating your database from IBM Db2 z/OS to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MySQL or Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition is a multistage process, which usually includes assessment, database schema conversion, data migration, functional testing, performance tuning, and many other steps spanning across the stages. You can use the AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS […]

The role of vector datastores in generative AI applications

Generative AI has captured our imagination and is transforming industries with its ability to answer questions, write stories, create art, and even generate code. AWS customers are increasingly asking us how they can best take advantage of generative AI in their own businesses. Most have accumulated a wealth of domain-specific data (financial records, health records, […]

Build a centralized audit data collection for Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL using Amazon S3 and Amazon Athena

Database audits are one of the important compliance requirements that organizations need to meet. You might be required to capture, store, and retain the audit data for the long term. You also need to meet your organization’s information security regulations and standards. In this post, we show you how to capture and store audit data […]

Use an Oracle Database Gateway to connect Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle to SQL Server

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Custom for Oracle allows you to run Oracle databases on AWS, giving you some of the benefits of Amazon RDS automation and the freedom of changing configurations to match different use cases. You can customize your database, underlying server, and operating system configurations to accommodate the specific needs of […]