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Recreate an Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle database: Part 2

In this series, we discuss best practices and step-by-step instructions to perform common customizations on Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Custom for Oracle without breaking the support perimeter: Part 1 covers customizing the time zone and character set of the database Part 2 (this post) discusses customizations such as changing the default block size, […]

Make configuration changes to an Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle instance: Part 1

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Custom is a managed database service that provides the flexibility to customize your database, underlying server, and operating system configurations to support applications that require more control than a typical managed RDS provides. Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle is built for legacy, custom, packaged applications and any application that […]

Best practices to deploy Amazon Aurora databases with AWS CloudFormation

Many organizations prefer infrastructure as code (IaC) for provisioning and maintaining IT infrastructure. With IaC, you can replicate DevOps practices for application code such as storing the infrastructure code in a source control system, automated testing, and automated deployment through a continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) pipeline. AWS CloudFormation is an IaC service that […]

IPv6 addressing with Amazon RDS

We all have our own individual identity in this world. It may be a home address or unique ID card number. But have you ever considered how you are perceived online? Generalizing, have you ever considered how complex or large a system should be to accommodate all unique identifiers around the world, considering devices also […]

AWS Nitro Enclaves for secure blockchain key management: Part 3

In Part 1 of this series, we gave a high-level introduction to the AWS Nitro System and explained why Nitro is well suited for flexible and secure blockchain key management workloads. In Part 2, we guided you through the steps to configure aspects like AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) key policies and how to […]

AWS Nitro Enclaves for secure blockchain key management: Part 2

In Part 1 of this series, we provided a high-level introduction to the AWS Nitro System and explained why Nitro is well suited for flexible and secure blockchain key management workloads. In this post, we guide you through the steps to configure aspects like AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS) key policies and how to […]

Access Amazon RDS across VPCs using AWS PrivateLink and Network Load Balancer

In this post, we provide a solution to access Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) across AWS accounts and VPCs, without using VPC peering with Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (Amazon VPC) or AWS Transit Gateway. We use AWS PrivateLink and Network Load Balancer to redirect database traffic to Amazon RDS, Amazon Aurora, or Amazon RDS […]

Manage long-running read queries on Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition

An Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition cluster consists of a primary/writer node and up to 15 reader nodes in a Region. You may offload read-only workloads to reader nodes to scale-out reads. Long-running queries on reader nodes that are accessing tables with high transactional activities on the primary node can cause conflicts, and lead to undesirable […]

Get started with Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server using an AWS CloudFormation template (Network setup)

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Custom is a managed database service for legacy, custom, and packaged applications that require access to the underlying operating system and database (DB) environment. Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server automates setup, operation, and scaling of databases in the cloud, while granting access to the database and underlying operating […]

How to migrate Amazon DynamoDB tables from one AWS account to another with AWS Data Pipeline

Update: For loading data into new DynamoDB tables, use the Import from S3 feature (announced on August 2022). There are many scenarios in which you might need to migrate your Amazon DynamoDB tables from one AWS account to another AWS account, such as when you need to consolidate all your AWS services into centralized accounts. […]