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New features in AWS DMS 3.5.1

We are excited to announce the availability of AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) replication engine version 3.5.1. This version provides improvements covering data validation, support for new endpoints, and endpoint settings that were requested by many of our customers. In this post, we highlight a few key features. For the entire list of improvements, […]

Migrate from Teradata to Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL with Ispirer’s SQLWays migration tool

Automated tools and services greatly reduce the costs and risks of migrating on-premises databases or data warehouses to the AWS cloud. The AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) supports over a dozen database systems as sources or targets. If DMS supports your source and target databases, we recommend using AWS DMS for your migration. There […]

Build on the Polygon network with Amazon Managed Blockchain Access

As builders in the blockchain space work to deliver applications ready for mainstream adoption, they must spend more time developing features and capabilities for their use case and less time on the undifferentiated tasks such as blockchain node operations, blockchain data extraction, and standard API development. Configuring, provisioning, and maintaining a multitude of public blockchain […]

Create an AWS Glue Data Catalog with AWS DMS

Businesses need near realtime access to the latest data and metadata available from many silos to perform analytics. AWS Glue is a serverless data integration service that makes it easier to discover, prepare, move, and integrate data from multiple sources for analytics, machine learning (ML) and application development. AWS Glue Data Catalog is a centralized […]

Fast switchovers with PgBouncer on Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments with two readable standbys for PostgreSQL

Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments with two readable standbys (Amazon RDS Multi-AZ DB cluster) for PostgreSQL now supports typically 35 seconds or less of write downtime for minor version upgrades and system maintenance updates. By using patches for PgBouncer from AWS, you can further reduce this write downtime to typically one second or less. This greatly […]

Perform minor version upgrades with a downtime of 1 second or less with Amazon RDS Proxy and Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments with two readable standbys

Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments with two readable standbys now supports minor version upgrades and system maintenance updates with typically 1 second or less of downtime when used with Amazon RDS Proxy. In this post, we discuss this new feature, its benefits, and the steps to set it up. Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments with two readable […]

Announcing frozen collections for Amazon Keyspaces

Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra) is a scalable, highly available, and managed Apache Cassandra-compatible database service. With Amazon Keyspaces, you can run your Cassandra workloads on AWS using the same Cassandra application code and developer tools that you’re currently using.

Today, we are introducing support for frozen collections in Amazon Keyspaces. With this launch, you can use the frozen keyword and store collection data types (like lists, sets, and maps) as a single, immutable value. In this post, we discuss the benefits and use cases of this new feature, and demonstrate how to create and use frozen collections in Amazon Keyspaces.

Achieve over 500 million requests per second per cluster with Amazon ElastiCache for Redis 7.1

Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is a fully managed service compatible with the Redis API. ElastiCache is a fast in-memory data store, and many customers choose it to power some of their most performance-sensitive, real-time applications. Today, we are excited to share that you can now effectively maximize your performance by upgrading from ElastiCache for Redis […]

Plan an Oracle migration to Amazon RDS for Oracle using Oracle Data Pump and AWS DMS

Migrating self-managed Oracle databases running on-premises or on Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Oracle is a common migration path for customers looking to adopt a managed database solution from AWS. This managed service appeals to customers who are looking to reduce the cost and overhead of […]

Diagram-as-code using generative AI to build a data model for Amazon Neptune

To be successful with a graph database—such as Amazon Neptune, a managed graph database service—you need a graph data model that captures the data you need and can answer your questions efficiently. Building that model is an iterative process. The earliest stage of the process, in which you are merely getting initial elements on paper […]