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Achieve better performance on Amazon DocumentDB with AWS Graviton2 instances

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a scalable, highly durable, and fully managed database service for operating mission-critical MongoDB workloads. We recently announced support for AWS Graviton2 instances for Amazon DocumentDB. AWS Graviton2 processors are custom built by AWS using 64-bit Arm Neoverse cores and feature always-on, fully encrypted DDR4 memory and 50% faster per-core […]

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Store and analyze time-series data with multi-measure records, magnetic storage writes, and scheduled queries in Amazon Timestream

Time series is one of the most common data formats, particular when collecting information from applications, infrastructure, and IoT devices. Amazon Timestream is a serverless time series database that scales with your data and makes it easy to store and analyze your events at a much lower cost than relational databases. During AWS re:Invent 2021, […]

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Consolidate data from identical SQL Server databases into a single Amazon RDS for SQL Server database using AWS DMS

Organizations often choose from commonly used migration strategies for their on-premises to cloud migration. The choice depends on various factors, including target state goals and business outcomes (for more information, see Your cloud transformation journey). In this post, we discuss a re-platforming strategy where you consolidate data from multiple on-premises SQL Server database servers to […]

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Explore the semantic knowledge graphs without SPARQL using Amazon Neptune with Rhizomer

This is a guest post written by Roberto García, Associate Professor and Deputy Vice-rector for Research & Transfer at Universitat de Lleida, Spain. In this post, we illustrate how to use the Rhizomer web application to interact with knowledge graphs available as semantic data from an Amazon Neptune instance through its SPARQL endpoint. Neptune is […]

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Automate Amazon RDS backups using the Oracle RMAN utility and upload backup files to Amazon S3

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Oracle creates automated snapshots and allows creation of user-initiated manual snapshots in a Region. In addition, Amazon RDS for Oracle supports Oracle native backup tools like Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) and Oracle Data Pump. Many organizations spend considerable time and resources to manage and maintain database backups to […]

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Implementing table partitioning in Oracle Standard Edition: Part 2

Organizations are adopting the cloud as a standard and actively evaluating their database needs. Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Oracle is a managed service that makes it easy to quickly create Oracle database instances, enabling you to migrate existing on-premises workloads to the cloud. Migration from on-premises Oracle Database to Amazon RDS for […]

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Migration options for MySQL to Amazon RDS for MySQL or Amazon Aurora MySQL

MySQL is one of the most popular open-source relational databases in the world. Many customers choose to run their MySQL workload in Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MySQL because it takes care of heavy lifting tasks such as hardware provisioning, database setup, patching, configuration, monitoring, backups, and scaling. Amazon Aurora is a great […]

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Use Amazon QLDB as an immutable key-value store with a REST API and JSON

Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (Amazon QLDB) is a fully managed ledger database service. It’s very helpful when you need to keep your data immutable and maintain a cryptographically verifiable transaction log of all changes made to it. For example, when you need to track data that will be audited in the future, such as financial […]

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IAM authentication with Amazon RDS for MariaDB

In 2018, we introduced the ability to use AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) authentication to manage database access for Amazon Relational Database Service for MySQL (Amazon RDS for MySQL), Amazon Relational Database Service for PostgreSQL (Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL), Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition, and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition. This feature allows you to use […]

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