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Category: AWS Database Migration Service

How AEVI substituted Oracle materialized views fast refresh with AWS DMS when migrating to Amazon Aurora

AEVI took the journey to migrate to AWS. In their own words, “AEVI provides merchant-facing businesses—banks, acquirers, PSPs, ISOs, ISVs, and others—with a platform that enables merchants to run their business smarter by giving them easy access to any payment technology and business solution for the best in-store customer experience. AEVI’s Platform for Smart Merchant […]

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Validate database objects after migrating from IBM Db2 LUW to Amazon RDS for MySQL, Amazon RDS for MariaDB, or Amazon Aurora MySQL

Migrating your database from IBM Db2 LUW to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MySQL, Amazon RDS for MariaDB, or Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition is a complex, 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 AWS […]

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Automate copying AWS DMS tasks across AWS accounts

We are in the midst of digital transformation, and cloud adoption plays a big role in the journey to digital transformation. AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) is a cloud service that makes it easy to migrate relational databases, data warehouses, NoSQL databases, and other types of data stores. You can use AWS DMS to […]

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Convert database schemas and application SQL using the AWS Schema Conversion Tool CLI

Database migration is a multi-step process comprised of assess, mobilize and modernize phases with different tools and technologies involved. You can use tools such as AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) and AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) to accelerate each of these phases. In this post, we demonstrate how to use the AWS SCT […]

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Schema and code validator for Oracle to Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL or Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL migration

Database migration is a sequence of steps from assessment through cutover. One of the key challenges that a migration engineer or an application team may face is validating the migrated database objects like tables, indexes, constraints, procedures, and functions. It is a time-consuming manual task to validate database objects during heterogeneous migration. You have to […]

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Consolidate data from identical SQL Server databases into a single Amazon RDS for SQL Server database using AWS DMS

Organizations often choose from commonly used migration strategies for their on-premises to cloud migration. The choice depends on various factors, including target state goals and business outcomes (for more information, see Your cloud transformation journey). In this post, we discuss a re-platforming strategy where you consolidate data from multiple on-premises SQL Server database servers to […]

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Transform column content and data type using AWS DMS

AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) is a managed service that you can use to migrate data from various source data engines to supported targets. When migrating data from an Oracle source to PostgreSQL-compatible target, you often encounter special data type transformation scenarios that require using the rich set of transformation rules AWS DMS provides. […]

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Migrate SQL Server to Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL using best practices and lessons learned from the field

Many organizations are benefiting from the performance gains and ease of administration of the Amazon Aurora database platform. The idea of breaking free from commercial licenses, backup administration, and data center maintenance is always a welcome thought. But where to begin, and how complex is the journey to migrate from SQL Server to Amazon Aurora […]

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Accelerate data migration using AWS DMS and AWS CDK

Deploying and configuring AWS Data Migration Service (AWS DMS) across multiple environments involves several configurations, testing, and provisioning of AWS DMS resources. This can be time-consuming and error-prone due to the large number of settings involved. The AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK) lets you define your cloud infrastructure as code in one of five […]

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Perform delta data loads to data lakes using AWS DMS

A data lake is a centralized repository that allows you to store structured and unstructured data at any scale. You can store your data as-is, without having to first structure the data, and run different types of analytics—from dashboards and visualizations to big data processing, real-time analytics, and machine learning to guide better decisions. Delta […]

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