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Automating SQL Caching for Amazon ElastiCache and Amazon RDS

Our guest bloggers are from Heimdall Data, an AWS partner that offers “DBA assistant” tools (you can find them in the AWS Marketplace). These tools include automated caching that combines Amazon ElastiCache for Redis with relational databases, including MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle, and Microsoft SQL Server. Let them step you through how to use their […]

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Migrating a SQL Server Database to a MySQL-Compatible Database Engine

This post provides an overview of how you can migrate your Microsoft SQL Server database to a MySQL-compatible database engine such as Amazon RDS for MySQL, Amazon RDS for MariaDB, or Amazon Aurora MySQL. The following are the two main parts of a database migration: Schema conversion: Converting the schema objects is usually the most […]

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Using Amazon Redshift for Fast Analytical Reports

With digital data growing at an incomprehensible rate, enterprises are finding it difficult to ingest, store, and analyze the data quickly while keeping costs low. Traditional data warehouse systems need constant upgrades in terms of compute and storage to meet these challenges. In this post, we provide insights into how AWS Premier Partner Wipro helped […]

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SQL

Testing Amazon RDS for Oracle: Plotting Latency and IOPS for OLTP I/O Pattern

Kevin Closson is a principal specialist solutions architect at Amazon Web Services. At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we take the Amazon Leadership Principles to heart. One such principle is that leaders Earn Trust. Although this principle guides how leaders should act, I like to extend the idea into how we can help customers enjoy more […]

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Using AWS Database Migration Service and Amazon Athena to Replicate and Run Ad Hoc Queries on a SQL Server Database

Prahlad Rao is a solutions architect at Amazon Web Services. When you replicate a relational database to the cloud, one of the common use cases is to enable additional insights on the replicated data. You can apply the analytics and query-processing capabilities that are available in the AWS Cloud on the replicated data. To replicate […]

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SCT Workflow

Categorizing and Prioritizing a Large-Scale Move to an Open Source Database

The AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) and AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) are tools that help facilitate and simplify migrating your commercial database to a variety of engines on Amazon RDS. AWS SCT specifically helps simplify proprietary database migrations to open source. It does this by automatically converting your source database schema and a majority […]

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Monitoring Amazon Aurora Audit Events with Amazon CloudWatch

Chayan Biswas is a product manager at Amazon Web Services. The Advanced Auditing capability in Amazon Aurora allows you to capture detailed logs of database (DB) activity. You can choose what kind of information is collected: connects, queries, and tables affected by the queries, or any combination thereof. You can review these audit logs to […]

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Integrating Teradata with Amazon Redshift Using the AWS Schema Conversion Tool

David Gardner is a solutions architect and Pratim Das is a specialist solutions architect for Analytics at Amazon Web Services. Teradata provides long-standing data warehouse solutions, with many customers and applications running on its platforms. As companies migrate to the cloud, they are using Amazon Redshift as part of their cloud adoption. Recently AWS announced […]

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How to Use SSL with the AWS Schema Conversion Tool Data Extractors

In another blog post, we described how to use the AWS Schema Conversion Tool data extractors (AWS SCT data extractors) to migrate your legacy data warehouse to Amazon Redshift. Amazon Redshift is a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data using your existing business […]

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Database Migration

Database Migration Gaining Momentum

Ilia Gilderman is a senior software development manager at Amazon Web Services. Only five months have passed since our most recent post, in March 2017, about the momentum of AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS). So far, we’ve watched our customers migrating over 35,000 unique databases to AWS using AWS DMS. Here is a quick […]

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