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Update your Amazon DocumentDB TLS certificates: Expiring in 2024

You may have seen the recent notifications to rotate your SSL/TLS certificates in Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora, or you may have already received notification from AWS about updating your Amazon DocumentDB TLS certificates before they update starting in August 2024. If you are using Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) clusters with Transport Layer Security […]

Amazon Robotics achieves worldwide scale and improves engineering efficiency by 35% with Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon Robotics (AR) designs advanced robotic solutions so the Amazon fulfillment network can meet delivery promises for millions of customers every day. AR builds critical software that controls over a half a million mobile robots used in hundreds of Amazon sites spanning North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. With a focus on engineering efficiency, the […]

Achieve continuous delivery with blue/green deployments using Amazon DocumentDB database cloning and AWS DMS

In the fast-paced realm of digital transformation, organizations are navigating a landscape of unprecedented change and opportunity. As businesses evolve to meet the demands of modern consumers and markets, the need for agile delivery of enhancements to existing applications is becoming more and more essential. Zero downtime during application deployment is one of the key […]

Identify PostgreSQL semantic issues with the plpgsql_check extension

One critical aspect during the migration process from Oracle to PostgreSQL is identifying any semantic issues that may arise when translating Oracle-specific code to PostgreSQL. Although Oracle performs both semantic and syntax checks during code compilation, PostgreSQL focuses solely on syntax checks during code compilation, leaving room for potential semantic discrepancies in the converted code […]

Amazon RDS Multi-AZ DB Clusters support new storage configurations

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Multi-AZ DB Clusters are a great way to improve the performance and reduce the cost of demanding database workloads. Since RDS Multi-AZ DB Clusters were launched in March 2022, they have become an increasingly popular option for workloads that need more performance than a single RDS instance can support. […]

Demystifying AWS Backup for Amazon RDS for Oracle

Customers prefer to host their relational database workloads in a managed service such as Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) because of the benefits offered by managed services. Although Amazon RDS offers automatic backups as a native feature, your data retention policies may require longer retention periods than the retention policy supported by Amazon RDS. […]

Performant, Fine Grained Authorization at scale powered by Amazon DynamoDB

Okta is an identity and access management company. It has established itself as a key player in the digital security landscape. The Okta cloud platform powers thousands of businesses and applications worldwide and offers access management solutions for both workforce and customer identity use cases. The Okta Customer Identity Cloud (CIC) provides robust access management […]

Simplify cross-account access control with Amazon DynamoDB using resource-based policies

Amazon DynamoDB is a serverless, NoSQL, fully-managed database service that delivers single-digit millisecond latency at any scale. Customers increasingly use workload isolation strategies to minimize security threats and to ease the complexity of compliance demands for their DynamoDB-backed workloads. Implementing workload isolation strategies often requires cross-account and cross-Region access to DynamoDB resources using IAM identity-based policies, which […]

Unlocking efficiency: Integrate AWS Lambda with Amazon RDS for Oracle to automate custom script operations

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it straightforward to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the AWS Cloud. When monitoring Amazon RDS, you can use Amazon CloudWatch metrics for basic monitoring, Amazon RDS Performance Insights for database and query performance analysis, and Enhanced Monitoring for OS-level metrics. These tools provide valuable […]

Bulk update Amazon DynamoDB tables with AWS Step Functions

Developers want to perform bulk updates to modify items in their Amazon DynamoDB tables. Reasons for performing bulk updates can include: Adding or updating attributes – backfilling a Time to Live (TTL) value or populating an attribute to support a new access pattern or global secondary index (GSI). For example, enriching existing data with new […]