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Migrate Oracle global unique indexes in partitioned tables to Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

When you migrate from Oracle to Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition or Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL, you may need to deal with partitioned tables and ensure global uniqueness across partitions. Oracle Database supports global indexes. A global index contains keys from multiple table partitions in a single index partition. Each table partition […]

Migrate from Oracle PL/JSON to Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL JSONB

In today’s data-driven world, JSON (JavaScript Object Notation) has emerged as a popular format for exchanging and storing data due to its simplicity and flexibility. As a result, database systems have evolved to include native support for JSON data types, enabling developers to work with JSON seamlessly within their applications. Oracle’s PL/JSON, an open-source package, […]

Set up Amazon CloudWatch alarms on Amazon RDS Enhanced Monitoring OS metrics

Monitoring is an important aspect of database management. Database administrators, application teams, and architects want to proactively eradicate performance issues before they affect users or cause an outage. To achieve this, they need the right level of visibility into database health indicators. Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) provides monitoring tools, such as Enhanced Monitoring […]

Migrate from Oracle to Amazon RDS for MySQL, MariaDB or Amazon Aurora MySQL using Oracle GoldenGate

When thinking about modernizing an Oracle Database to an open-source database on AWS, options include Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MySQL, Amazon RDS for MariaDB, Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL, or Amazon Aurora. The choice of target database is usually dependent on three major factors: Database conversion or refactoring efforts The enterprise-wide decision on […]

Build a generative AI-powered agent assistance application using Amazon Aurora and Amazon SageMaker JumpStart

Generative AI is a form of artificial intelligence (AI) that is designed to generate content, including text, images, video, and music. In today’s business landscape, harnessing the potential of generative AI has become essential to remain competitive. Foundation models are a form of generative AI. They generate output from one or more inputs (prompts) in […]

Use Amazon DynamoDB incremental export to update Apache Iceberg tables

Amazon DynamoDB is a fully managed, serverless, key-value NoSQL database designed to run high-performance applications at any scale. DynamoDB recently launched a new feature: Incremental export to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). You can use incremental exports to update your downstream systems regularly using only the changed data. You no longer need to do a […]

How power utilities analyze and detect harmonics issues using power quality and customer usage data with Amazon Timestream: Part 2

In the first post of the series, we demonstrated how to use an Amazon Timestream database and its built-in time series functionalities to interpolate data and calculate the correlation between customer energy usage and power quality issues. In this post, we show you how to build a power quality analysis Proof of Concept (PoC) using […]

Detect and fix low cardinality indexes in Amazon DocumentDB

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fully managed native JSON document database that makes it easy and cost effective to operate critical document workloads at virtually any scale without managing infrastructure. It’s a best practice to create indexes to improve query performance especially when database size is very large. Without indexes, queries have to […]

Prewarm an Amazon RDS for Oracle database to reduce the impact of lazy loading

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) uses Amazon Elastic Block Store (Amazon EBS) as an underlying storage. RDS snapshots (automated and manual) are saved in Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). For RDS instances that are restored from snapshots, the instances are made available as soon as the needed infrastructure is provisioned. However, there is […]

Implement Time to Live in Amazon Neptune, Part 1: Property Graph

Time to Live (TTL) is a mechanism that helps determine the longevity or lifespan of data, files, infrastructure, or even entire environments. When working with data, it could represent the amount of time a leaderboard expires in memory before being reloaded from storage, or how long a file must be kept for regulatory or compliance […]