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Category: Foundational (100)

The convergence of AI and digital assets: A new dawn for financial infrastructure

The financial landscape has been in a constant state of evolution. From stock ticker machines to algorithmic trading systems, innovation has always been at the core of finance. Yet, among these transformative changes, the confluence of artificial intelligence (AI) and digital assets like cryptocurrencies, central bank digital currencies (CBDCs), and tokenized assets has the potential […]

How VMware consolidated a multi-tenant cloud asset data store on Amazon Aurora MySQL with Amazon RDS Proxy

This post is co-written with Peter Fein, Staff Engineer 2 at VMware VMware Tanzu CloudHealth, consolidated a multi-tenant, self-managed, 166-node sharded MySQL databases to Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition and Amazon RDS Proxy. The goal was to support long-term, continuous, multi-factor data growth on their platform while improving reliability and simplifying operations. VMware Tanzu CloudHealth is […]

IPFS on AWS, Part 1 – Discover IPFS on a virtual machine

IPFS (InterPlanetary File System) is a storage protocol that allows content to be stored in a decentralized manner on the global IPFS network, without relying on any central entity. IPFS-enabled applications can benefit from a high level of redundancy and low latency, because content can be replicated, looked up, and downloaded from nearby IPFS nodes. […]

Retrieve Bitcoin and Ethereum Public Blockchain Data with Amazon Managed Blockchain Query

Over the past two years, public blockchain adoption has been driven by three primary use cases: decentralized finance (DeFi), which provides an open financial system built using smart contracts on public blockchains non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that certify ownership of digital assets and enable broad transferability of those digital assets digital currency payments that enable value […]

Introducing Amazon Managed Blockchain Access Bitcoin

Builders in the blockchain space are often burdened with the undifferentiated heavy lifting involved in managing a resilient fleet of blockchain node clients to access one or more public blockchains. Configuring, provisioning, and maintaining a multitude of public blockchain nodes can be prohibitively resource intensive, both in infrastructure costs and in the human hours required […]

New features in AWS DMS 3.5.0

We are excited to announce the availability of AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) replication engine version 3.5.0. This version provides improvements to task logging, new data type support, and AWS service integrations that were requested by many of our customers. For the entire list of improvements, refer to AWS Database Migration Service 3.5.0 Beta […]

The World is a graph: How Wiz reimagines cloud security using a graph in Amazon Neptune

This is a guest post by Ami Luttwak, CTO at Wiz, co-authored with Brad Bebee, General Manager of Amazon Neptune. Graphs are changing the way we parse and understand the world. Social graphs have had a huge impact on how we analyze social interactions across many industries. Now, in security, we can build totally new […]

AWS Optimization and Licensing Assessments can help you to optimize Amazon RDS migration and usage costs

Oracle and Microsoft customers have been deploying their database workloads to Amazon Web Services in record numbers. The AWS Optimization and Licensing Assessment (AWS OLA) has helped many of these customers save on third party licensing costs and run their database resources efficiently on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) and VMware Cloud on AWS […]

Key considerations for migration estimation from Amazon Database Migration Accelerator

Migrating certain workloads (application and database) to new cloud platforms can be technically challenging. AWS launched Amazon Database Migration Accelerator (Amazon DMA) to accelerate and simplify your journey to AWS databases and analytics services. Amazon DMA has assisted thousands of customers globally to migrate their workloads. In this post, we share Amazon DMA’s approach and […]

Choose shard keys to optimize Amazon DocumentDB Elastic Clusters

As applications grow, data grows as well, so it’s imperative for a modern cloud-based application to have a database that can automatically scale. Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fully managed, native JSON database built with a flexible schema for enterprise applications that decouples storage and compute, improving scalability and reducing time-consuming administrative tasks. […]