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Category: AWS Database Migration Service

How Etleap uses AWS DMS to make data analytics pipelines easy and robust

This blog post was co-written with Archie Menzies from Etleap. You can use AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) as a robust and configurable solution for change data capture (CDC) from all major databases into AWS. In this post, we discuss how Etleap integrates AWS DMS into its AWS-native ETL/ELT solution, and the usability features […]

Evaluate logical replication performance with synthetic load generation using Apache JMeter on Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

Many customers face challenges when they have to choose the right instance size and assess the logical replication latency. When they’re using third-party replication tools like HVR, SharePlex, Oracle GoldenGate, or AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS ), it’s important to identify any networking glitches or compute resource allocation at the beginning. In this post, […]

Send alerts on custom AWS DMS errors from Amazon CloudWatch Logs

AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) is a widely used AWS service to migrate data into the AWS Cloud from on-premises databases or within AWS databases in the cloud. For smooth migrations using AWS DMS, it’s imperative to monitor the AWS DMS resources and tasks, specifically for errors and warnings. Monitoring AWS DMS task via […]

Migrate Google Cloud for MySQL to Amazon Aurora MySQL using AWS DMS

AWS recently added Google Cloud for MySQL as a source to AWS Data Migration Service (AWS DMS) for MySQL 8.0 and newer. In this post, we demonstrate how you can migrate from Google Cloud for MySQL to Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition in an automated way and minimize downtime using AWS DMS. As of this writing, […]

Securely assess database schema migrations using AWS SCT, Amazon RDS for Oracle, and AWS Secrets Manager

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. An important part of AWS SCT is the report that it […]

Modernize legacy databases using event sourcing and CQRS with AWS DMS

When moving from monoliths to microservices, you often need to propagate the same data from the monolith into multiple downstream data stores. These include purpose-built databases serving microservices as part of a decomposition project, Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) for hydrating a data lake, or as part of a long-running command query responsibility segregation […]

Gearing up OLX Autos’ platform by migrating from GCP to AWS using AWS DMS

This is a guest post by Sahil Thakral, Lead Platform Engineer, OLX Autos and Shashank Singh, Lead Platform Engineer, OLX Autos. In 2019, OLX Autos merged with Frontier Car Group (FCG), a used auto marketplace in Germany. Until then, OLX Autos had been exclusively using AWS to host its cloud infrastructure. However, FCG was running […]

Debug AWS DMS tasks using Time Travel

In this post, we deep dive into AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) Time Travel, a feature that was introduced with DMS version 3.4.6 to make troubleshooting simple and secure. With Time Travel, you can now troubleshoot data discrepancies between source and target by retrieving and logging the SQL statements. We’ll discuss the steps to […]

Create an audit trail for an Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL table

Many companies need to maintain an audit trail to track updates to their data. For compliance and other reasons, they’re required to preserve a history of all updates and deletes made to any given record in any given database table. For example, a foreign exchange transaction between two global banks includes a set of payment […]

Migrate your Sybase ASE database to Amazon RDS for SQL Server in near-real time

Customers running their business-critical workloads on SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (Sybase ASE) databases can modernize them by migrating to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server and be able to keep Transact-SQL (T-SQL) as their preferred database programming language and Tabular Data Stream (TDS) as their communication protocol, which accelerates the migration and […]