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Category: Database

Capture and tune resource utilization metrics for Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Capturing database resource utilization helps you understand database workload characteristics and usage trends. This data acts as a reference point that can be compared with later measurements to identify and investigate performance issues. Deviations could potentially indicate an area of concern that requires performance tuning, database maintenance, or configuration changes. Resource utilization typically captures metrics […]

Enforce configuration policies for your Amazon RDS databases using AWS Config

In today’s cloud-enabled enterprise, multiple teams take on the responsibility of creating and managing databases. The challenge that you may face is the enforcement of your company’s standard configuration policies—how do you make sure that all databases are following the database configuration standards consistently? This is where AWS Config can help. In this post, I […]

Validate database objects after migrating from SAP ASE to Amazon RDS for SQL Server or Microsoft SQL Server

Migration of SAP ASE (previously known as Sybase ASE) to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server is heterogeneous in nature and consists of major phases such as pre-migration assessments, conversion of database schema, and post-migration validation. Because the migration process involves code conversion, it involves the crucial task of validating the converted […]

Implement serverless FIFO queues with filtering capabilities using Amazon DynamoDB transactions

Message queues allow different parts of a system to communicate and process operations asynchronously. Amazon Simple Queue Service (Amazon SQS) is a fully managed message queueing service that offers two types of message queues: standard queues and first-in-first-out (FIFO) queues. For some applications, such as a call center application, you need message filtering along with […]

Managed database backup and recovery in a multi-tenant SaaS application

Exporting data or restoring to an earlier point in time are core capabilities that customers look for in a software as a service (SaaS) product. Database backup and recovery is vital to business continuity and regulatory compliance. You should understand how your multi-tenant data partitioning model will affect the backup and restore capabilities of your […]

Venmo’s process of migrating to Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)

This is a guest post authored by Kushal Shah, Member of Technical Staff 2, Database Engineer at PayPal Inc., and Puneeth Melavoy, Senior Software Engineer at Venmo. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author. Venmo was founded on the principles of breaking down the intimidating barriers around financial transactions […]

Migrate SSIS packages from Amazon S3 to Amazon RDS for SQL Server using the AWS CLI and PowerShell scripts

In this post, we explain how you can use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) and PowerShell scripts to migrate SSIS project (.ispac) files in an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket to an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server database. Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a component […]

Validate database objects after migrating from SAP ASE to Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL or Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

As part of this blog series, we previously covered database object validation for migrations from SAP ASE (previously known as Sybase ASE) as source to target databases like Amazon Relational Database Service(Amazon RDS) for SQL Server, Amazon RDS for MySQL, Amazon RDS for MariaDB, or Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition. In the final post of this […]

Simplify managing access to Amazon ElastiCache for Redis clusters with IAM

Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is a fully managed, Redis-compatible, in-memory caching service that provides microsecond speed to support real-time applications. ElastiCache for Redis combines the speed, simplicity, and versatility of open-source Redis with the reliability, scalability, manageability, and security from AWS to power the most demanding real-time applications in media and entertainment, financial services, ecommerce, AdTech, […]

Load RDF data into Amazon Neptune with AWS Glue

In this post, we present a design for a common technical requirement: ingest data from multiple sources to a target Resource Description Framework (RDF) graph database. Our target is Amazon Neptune, a managed graph database service. RDF is one of two graph models supported by Neptune. The other is Labeled Property Graph (LPG). Each graph […]