AWS Database Blog

Category: Database

Configure SQL Server replication between Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server and Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Custom for SQL Server is a managed database service for legacy, custom, and packaged applications that require access to the underlying operating system (OS) and database (DB) environment. Amazon RDS Custom is now available for the SQL Server database engine. Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server automates setup, operation, […]

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Migrate your SAP ASE (Sybase ASE) database to Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Customers running their workload on SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (Sybase ASE) databases often ask us how they can modernize their workload as they move to AWS with minimum application changes. Customers who want to keep Transact-SQL (T-SQL) as their preferred database programming language and Tabular Data Stream (TDS) as their communication protocol can take advantage […]

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How Shaadi.com reduced costs and improved performance with DynamoDB

Shaadi.com is the flagship brand for People Interactive. It is the largest matchmaking platform in the world and has lead this space for last 20 years. It has been built on one simple idea of helping people find a life partner, discover love and share joy. Their vision is to bring people together through technology. […]

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Deploy a high-performance database for containerized applications: Amazon MemoryDB for Redis with Kubernetes

More and more organizations are building their applications using microservices for operational efficiency, agility, scalability, and faster time to market. Microservices and containers have emerged as building blocks for modern applications, and Kubernetes has become the de facto standard for managing containers at scale. Applications running on Kubernetes need a database that provides ultra-fast performance, high availability […]

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Enable near real-time notifications from Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL by using database triggers, AWS Lambda, and Amazon SNS

In this post, we show you how to push a database DML (Data Manipulation Language) event from an Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition table out to downstream applications, by using a PostgreSQL database trigger, an AWS Lambda, and Amazon Simple Notification Service (Amazon SNS). Aurora PostgreSQL is a PostgreSQL-compatible relational database built for the cloud that […]

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Discover new insights from your data using SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) and Amazon Neptune

A relational database is like a multitool: it can do many things, but it’s not perfectly suited to all tasks. For example, suppose a police department has been using a relational database to perform crime data analysis. As their breadth of sources and volume of data grows, they start to experience performance issues in querying […]

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Gartner® recognizes Amazon RDS in new report

Industry analyst firm Gartner has published Solution Scorecard for Amazon Relational Database Service, with AWS earning an industry-best 95 rating, including 100% of required criteria by Gartner for an operational database platform as a service (dbPaaS). The report focuses on Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS), the AWS managed relational database service designed to dramatically […]

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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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Deploy a containerized application with Amazon ECS and connect to Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) securely

Deploying containerized applications with cloud database services can involve many manual steps, such as configuring networks and securing database connections from the applications. To simplify development and deployment, you can use infrastructure as code (IaC) to build, configure, deploy, and scale containerized applications automatically. In this post, I show you how to use IaC concepts […]

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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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