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Migrating Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Workloads to Amazon RDS: Part 1

Prudhvi Janga is a software development engineer in Amazon Web Services SQL Server Native Backups and Restores Using RDS and Amazon S3 If you’re thinking about moving your on-premises Microsoft SQL Server databases to Amazon RDS, one option to migrate your databases is to use native SQL Server backups. Backups can be uploaded to AWS […]

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Implement an Early Warning System for Transaction ID Wraparound in Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL

Shawn McCoy is a database engineer in Amazon Web Services. As a PostgreSQL database owner, you know that critical maintenance operations are handled by the autovacuum process. The effectiveness of this background process is constantly being improved with each release. For most PostgreSQL users, the default settings will work just fine. However, some workloads and […]

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Introducing AWS Schema Conversion Tool Version 1.0.500

Today we are pleased to announce the release of version 1.0.500 of the AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT). Since version 1.0.100 was released at re:Invent last year, the SCT has helped customers convert their schema and database objects from commercial engines to Amazon Relational Database Services (RDS) open-source, engine-based databases. Because customer obsession is one […]

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Caching Hudl’s News Feed with Amazon ElastiCache for Redis

Darin Briskman (@briskmad) is a developer evangelist for Amazon Web Services. We hope you enjoy this guest post from Joel Hensley, Engineering Director for the Community Tribe at Hudl, a leading software company that is revolutionizing the way coaches and athletes prepare for and stay ahead of the competition. You can reach Joel @fusbal. Hudl […]

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Managing IoT and Time Series Data with Amazon ElastiCache for Redis

Michael Labib, Specialist Solutions Architect, In-Memory NoSQL You can use a number of AWS services to address the challenges associated with ingesting and analyzing time series data. In this blog post, I focus on IoT sensor data, but the principles and techniques described here can be applied to other data sources. What Is Time Series […]

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Scaling Your Amazon RDS Instance Vertically and Horizontally

Marie Yap is a solutions architect for Amazon Web Services. As a managed service, Amazon RDS takes care of the scaling of your relational database so your database can keep up with the increasing demands of your application or applications. In this blog post, we are going to take a look into how we can […]

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Configuring the AWS Schema Conversion Tool

The AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) is a project-style Java application that can be installed on a local computer or an Amazon EC2 instance. The tool can be downloaded from AWS and is supported on MS Windows, Mac OSX, and Ubuntu and Fedora Linux. You can use the AWS Schema Conversion Tool to convert […]

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Using Amazon RDS for Oracle as the Oracle SOA Suite Database

This post is written by Fabio Douek, an architect at AWS Partner Rubicon Red. When we started to provision Oracle Fusion Middleware platforms with AWS, we took advantage of the ability to create AWS infrastructure within minutes. We can also use MyST to provision complex platforms that are EDG-compliant with Oracle Fusion Middleware in less […]

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Migrate PostgreSQL Databases and Perform Ongoing Replication with the AWS Database Migration Service

Jeff Levine is a solutions architect for Amazon Web Services. As a solutions architect for Amazon Web Services, I help our customers to migrate workloads to the AWS Cloud, a key part of which includes their databases. The AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) enables organizations to migrate data to and from a variety of […]

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Creating a Simple Autocompletion Service with Redis: Part One of Two

Darin Briskman (@briskmad) is a developer evangelist for Amazon Web Services. So you’ve figured out how to use a cool framework to make a great-looking web form. You’ve made it super-easy for people to understand each field and how to fill it out. But there is still a lot of stuff to type. How can […]

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