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Managed database backup and recovery in a multi-tenant SaaS application

Exporting data or restoring to an earlier point in time are core capabilities that customers look for in a software as a service (SaaS) product. Database backup and recovery is vital to business continuity and regulatory compliance. You should understand how your multi-tenant data partitioning model will affect the backup and restore capabilities of your […]

Migrate SSIS packages from Amazon S3 to Amazon RDS for SQL Server using the AWS CLI and PowerShell scripts

In this post, we explain how you can use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) and PowerShell scripts to migrate SSIS project (.ispac) files in an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket to an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server database. Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a component […]

Validate database objects after migrating from SAP ASE to Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL or Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

As part of this blog series, we previously covered database object validation for migrations from SAP ASE (previously known as Sybase ASE) as source to target databases like Amazon Relational Database Service(Amazon RDS) for SQL Server, Amazon RDS for MySQL, Amazon RDS for MariaDB, or Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition. In the final post of this […]

Optimize the storage costs of your workloads with Amazon DynamoDB Standard-IA table class

You can use Amazon DynamoDB to build internet-scale applications that support user-content metadata and caches that require high concurrency and connections for millions of users and millions of requests per second using the default DynamoDB Standard table class. For example, Amazon.com uses DynamoDB to deliver consistently low latency for mission critical and extreme-scale events such […]

Introducing token-based access to Ethereum node APIs on Amazon Managed Blockchain

On October 22, 2022, Amazon Managed Blockchain for Ethereum launched an alternative way for interoperable access to Ethereum nodes JSON-RPC APIs for HTTPs and secure WebSockets using token-based access. In this post we demonstrate how to deploy an Ethereum node and access its JSON-RPC APIs using an accessor token. Managed Blockchain is a fully managed […]

Increase write throughput on Amazon RDS for MariaDB using the MyRocks storage engine

In 2022, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MariaDB introduced several new features to enhance the performance, scalability, reliability, and manageability of your workloads, including the MyRocks storage engine, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) integration, delayed replication, and multi-major upgrades. Open-source database engines like MySQL and MariaDB implement a pluggable storage engine architecture. […]

A serverless architecture for analyzing PostgreSQL logs with pgBadger

PostgreSQL is one of the most popular open-source relational database systems. AWS offers services that make PostgreSQL database deployments easy to set up, manage, and scale in a cost-efficient manner. These services are Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition. Optimizing database performance is an important task for DevOps […]

Back up an AWS DMS task using the AWS CLI and a JSON processor

In this post, we demonstrate how to use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) and jq (a JSON processor) to back up AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) task settings and other artifacts to a file. This backup file could be modified (if required) and reused to setup a new AWS DMS task. One […]

Securely access Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) locally using AWS Client VPN

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a scalable, highly durable, and fully managed database service for operating mission-critical MongoDB workloads. When interfacing with a document database such as Amazon DocumentDB, developers need an environment to test and debug their applications. In this post, we cover how to connect to your Amazon DocumentDB resources from outside […]

Use cross-Region read replicas with Amazon Relational Database Service for SQL Server

Starting today, you can now create cross-Region read replicas with Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server. This feature gives you the ability to deploy a read-only DB instance in a secondary AWS Region. With cross-Region read replica, data is asynchronously sent from your primary database instance to a cross-Region read replica in […]