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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. […]

Achieve up to 17x lower replication lag with the new write-through cache for Aurora PostgreSQL

Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition recently added the logical replication write-through cache. The logical replication write-through cache helps improve performance by reducing the amount of Aurora storage I/O that takes place during logical decoding. When you use the write-through cache, the logical decoder looks in the cache first for data to satisfy queries; if the data is […]

Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra) re:Invent 2022 recap

The Amazon Keyspaces team had a great time meeting with many of you at AWS re:Invent 2022. It was particularly exciting to experience re:Invent at its peak in-person attendance. The team enjoyed listening to your feedback and use cases, and understanding what you want us to build next. We work backwards from these conversations and feedback […]