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Troubleshoot and minimize AWS DMS replication latency with Amazon S3 as a target

Building data sources on Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) can provide substantial benefits for analysis pipelines because it allows you to access multiple large data sources, optimize the curation of new ingestion pipelines, build artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) models, providing customised experiences for customers and consumers alike. In this post, we […]

Handle tables without primary keys while creating Amazon Aurora MySQL or Amazon RDS for MySQL zero-ETL integrations with Amazon Redshift

At AWS, we have been making steady progress towards bringing our zero-ETL vision to life. With Amazon Aurora zero-ETL integration to Amazon Redshift, you can bring together the transactional data of Amazon Aurora with the analytics capabilities of Amazon Redshift. The integration helps you derive holistic insights across many applications, break data silos in your […]

Handle tables without primary keys while creating Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL zero-ETL integrations with Amazon Redshift

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we have been making steady progress towards bringing our zero-extract, transform, and load (ETL) vision to life. With Amazon Aurora zero-ETL integration to Amazon Redshift, you can bring together the transactional data of Amazon Aurora with the analytics capabilities of Amazon Redshift. The integration helps you derive holistic insights across […]

Programmatic approach to optimize the cost of Amazon RDS snapshots

One of the key benefits of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is that it creates an automated storage volume snapshot of the database instance, backing up the database host at the instance. Amazon RDS saves the automated backups of databases according to the specified backup retention period. The flexibility of creating manual snapshots helps […]

Mask sensitive Amazon DocumentDB log data with Amazon CloudWatch Logs data protection

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a highly efficient, scalable, and fully managed enterprise document database service designed to handle native JSON workloads. Amazon DocumentDB simplifies storing, querying, and indexing JSON data as a document database. The Amazon DocumentDB profiler feature is a valuable tool for monitoring the slowest operations on your cluster to help […]

Achieve auditability with Amazon RDS IAM authentication using attribute-based access control

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) supports several ways to authenticate database users, including password authentication, Amazon Identity and Access Management (IAM) database authentication, and Kerberos authentication. When working with MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Amazon Aurora database engines, you can authenticate to the database using IAM, which uses an authentication token instead of the password to […]

Run complex queries on massive amounts of data stored on your Amazon DocumentDB clusters using Apache Spark running on Amazon EMR

In this post, we demonstrate how to set up Amazon EMR to run complex queries on massive amounts of data stored in your Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) clusters using Apache Spark. Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fully managed native JSON document database that makes it easy and cost effective to operate critical document […]

Best practices for successful SSL connections to Amazon RDS for Oracle

In this post, we show you how to successfully set up SSL connectivity with Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Oracle. For the purpose of this post, we have considered scenarios of SSL connectivity with the source as a SQL Plus client over a Linux platform and also a Java application client. SSL connectivity […]

Run Polygon nodes on AWS

In this post, we dive deep into establishing your infrastructure and deploying Polygon blockchain nodes on AWS. We provide recommendations for selecting optimal compute and storage options tailored to various use cases. We discuss the approach to speed up the horizontal scaling of Polygon full nodes on AWS with Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) […]

Upgrade Amazon DocumentDB 3.6 to 5.0 with near-zero downtime

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fully managed native JSON database designed for scaling enterprise workloads. You can use the same MongoDB API 3.6, 4.0, and 5.0 application code, drivers, and tools to run, manage, and scale workloads on Amazon DocumentDB without worrying about managing the underlying infrastructure. As a document database, Amazon DocumentDB makes it simple to store, query, and index JSON data. With Amazon DocumentDB version 5.0, you can now perform a major version upgrade of your Amazon DocumentDB clusters from version 3.6 and 4.0 to 5.0 in order to unlock latest features including support for vector search, I/O-optimized storage, document compression, text search, partial index and more. In this post, we explore how to perform an upgrade with near-zero downtime from Amazon DocumentDB 3.6 to 5.0 by using an in-place major version upgrade and Amazon DocumentDB volume cloning.