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Category: Database

Deploy Amazon RDS on AWS Outposts with Multi-AZ high availability

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) recently announced support of highly available configurations with Multi-AZ instance deployments for PostgreSQL and MySQL on AWS Outposts. In this post, we go over the process for creating an RDS database instance with Multi-AZ instance deployments. Overview of Multi-AZ deployments With Multi-AZ instance deployments on Outposts, Amazon RDS creates […]

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Build a solution for data migration between on-premises and Amazon Aurora databases hosted in isolated VPCs using AWS DMS

Many customers migrating their on-premises database workloads to the AWS Cloud select AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) as their tool of choice to quickly migrate databases. AWS DMS is a service that supports homogeneous and heterogeneous migrations between different database platforms. Although setup and configuration of AWS DMS is very straightforward, selecting the right […]

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Achieve cost-effective multi-Region resiliency with Amazon Aurora Global Database headless clusters

Many organizations with critical workloads and global footprints need a strategy to tolerate Region-wide outages. This requires making a trade-off between availability, Recovery Time Objective (RTO), and cost. You should consider using a tiered approach to meet your compliance and budgetary needs. When developing a cross-Region disaster recovery (DR) strategy, an important consideration is the […]

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BungkusIT uses Amazon QLDB and VeriDoc Global’s ISV technology to improve the customer and delivery agent experience

Blockchain is a versatile, shared digital ledger that finds applications in various industries, including banking, automotive, healthcare, manufacturing, and logistics. It offers end-to-end solutions by enabling automation, transparency, security, and cost-effective organizational systems that increase overall efficiency. In shipping operations, ledger technologies like blockchain brings a paradigm shift in the system by making it reliable […]

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Automate interval partitioning maintenance, and monitoring in Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

Modernizing database workloads and architecture is the optimal way to increase efficiencies and reduce licensing and infrastructure costs. To achieve this, you can use an Amazon Aurora relational database to break free from legacy database solutions. Several large-scale companies are migrating Oracle databases to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora […]

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Automate on-premises or Amazon EC2 SQL Server to Amazon RDS for SQL Server migration using custom log shipping

Enterprises are migrating their Microsoft SQL Server workloads to AWS fully managed database services like Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server, which makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale SQL Server deployment in the cloud. AWS provides guidance on migrating from an on-premises SQL Server database to Amazon RDS for […]

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PostgreSQL psql client tool commands equivalent to Oracle SQL*Plus client tool

When you’re working as an application developer or database administrator, you often need to deal with SQL statements to explore your database for various reasons. You need to connect to the database to build or run the SQL code, generate reports, and diagnose application problem related to the database. There are various ways to connect […]

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TDE certificate rotation on Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server supports Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) to encrypt stored data on your DB instances running Microsoft SQL Server. TDE automatically encrypts data before it’s written to storage, and decrypts data when the data is read from storage. TDE certificates expire depending on when the certificate is generated […]

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Multi-user secrets rotation for Amazon RDS

Most database deployments have multiple database users who have varying degree of privileges on the data stored in the database, database structure, and administrative operations. In multi-user database environments, it’s important to grant and limit the privileges of different users based on their roles and needs. It’s also a best practice to limit the lifespan […]

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Announcing the General Availability of openCypher support for Amazon Neptune

Today, we announced the general availability of openCypher query language support with Amazon Neptune. Now you can use openCypher with Neptune to build or migrate graph applications to a fast, reliable, and fully managed graph database. You can use the relationships in your data to expand your businesses by building knowledge graphs to link and […]

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