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Monitor query plans for Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

As we continue to innovate and add new features on behalf of our customers, you can now maintain and manage query plans in Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition. This feature enables you to identify the query plans contributing to the current database load and track the performance statistics of query plans over time. In this post, […]

How VTEX improved the shopper experience with Amazon DynamoDB

This is a guest post co-written with Mateus Ribeiro de Castro and Tiaraju Smaneoto from VTEX. VTEX (NYSE: VTEX) is the enterprise digital commerce platform where forward-thinking CEOs and CIOs smarten up their investments. Our composable and complete platform helps brands and retailers modernize their stack and reduce maintenance costs by rapidly migrating from legacy […]

Scale write performance on Amazon DocumentDB elastic clusters

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a scalable, highly durable, and fully managed document database service that makes it straightforward to store, query, and index native JSON workloads in the cloud. Amazon DocumentDB decouples compute and storage, so each component scales independently. Amazon DocumentDB supports two types of clusters: instance-based clusters and elastic clusters. In […]

Reduce cost and improve performance by migrating to Amazon DocumentDB 5.0

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. Amazon DocumentDB simplifies your architecture by providing built-in security best practices, continuous backups, and native integrations with other AWS services. You can enhance […]

Migrate Microsoft Azure SQL Database to Amazon RDS for SQL Server using Smart Bulk Copy

In this post, we outline the steps to migrate an Azure SQL Database to Amazon RDS for SQL Server using Smart Bulk Copy, a method that offers significantly faster migration compared to the SqlPackage export/import approach. Additionally, we discuss best practices and optimizations to minimize downtime during the migration process.

AWS tools to optimize your Amazon RDS costs

Customers are actively exploring opportunities to optimize their expenses, aligning with the Cost Optimization pillar of the AWS Well-Architected Framework. In this post, we discuss the following tools that you can use to analyze your spend and optimize your Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) costs.

Accelerate database development in Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora with Amazon CodeWhisperer

As organizations continue to scale applications, the need for database developers to quickly pick up new skills becomes increasingly important. Amazon CodeWhisperer is an AI-powered productivity tool for the integrated development environment (IDE) and command line that helps improve developer productivity by generating code recommendations based on your comments in natural language and code in […]

Achieve faster switchover for Amazon RDS Blue/Green Deployments with large number of connections

In this post, we show you a recent improvement for Amazon RDS Blue/Green Deployment switchovers to reduce your overall downtime when you have a large number of connections to your database. Blue/Green Deployments enforce safety measures to make sure that the switchover from your blue environment to the green environment maintains data consistency. For reference, […]

How RocketReach stabilized Amazon Aurora costs and improved performance with Amazon Aurora I/O-Optimized

Over 16 million users around the world, including 95% of the S&P Fortune 500, use RocketReach to power their sales, recruitment, and marketing teams. RocketReach connects professionals to new people and opportunities, powered by the most comprehensive, accurate contact information database with easy-to-use tools to simplify their customer’s workflow. High-quality data is the North Star […]