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Set up notifications for Amazon RDS pending maintenance actions

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a fully managed database service provided by AWS, enabling you to set up, operate, and scale relational databases in the cloud. Although Amazon RDS offers seamless database management, it’s critical to stay informed about pending maintenance actions that might impact database availability. Amazon RDS regularly undergoes maintenance activities […]

Performance optimization of full load and ongoing replication tasks from self-managed Db2 to Amazon RDS for Db2

AWS recently announced Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Db2 as a supported target for AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS). This addition allows you to move your database workloads from self-managed Db2 LUW databases to Amazon RDS for Db2 or another self-managed Db2 LUW instance. By using the migration capabilities of AWS DMS, […]

How to build a crypto wallet application using Amazon Managed Blockchain Access and Query

Building a cryptocurrency wallet requires the operation of a multitude of blockchain-specific components that enable critical functionality for the wallet. This includes but is not limited to provisioning and managing blockchain nodes, developing secure private key management solutions, building performant transaction management modules, and working with complex blockchain data pipelines. These components require complex security […]

Reduce Amazon Aurora MySQL backup costs using MySQL Shell and Amazon S3

Amazon Aurora backs up cluster volumes automatically and retains restore data for the length of the backup retention period. Aurora automated backups are continuous and incremental, so you can restore to any point within the backup retention period from 1–35 days. If you need to retain backups for more than 35 days, you can take manual snapshots […]

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 […]