Category: AWS Database Migration Service
This is a guest post by Hemalatha Katari, Solution Architect at Accenture, in partnership with AWS Partner Solutions Architect Rohit Satyanarayana. In this post, we discuss how to use AWS Data Migration Service (AWS DMS) to migrate your database while maintaining strict network segregation and network security requirements. We recently used this solution with a […]Read More
AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) is a cloud service that makes it easy to migrate relational databases, data warehouses, NoSQL databases, and other types of data stores. You can use AWS DMS to migrate your data to the AWS Cloud or between combinations of cloud and on-premises setups. With AWS DMS, you can perform […]Read More
Build a solution for data migration between on-premises and Amazon Aurora databases hosted in isolated VPCs using AWS DMS
Many customers migrating their on-premises database workloads to the AWS Cloud select AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) as their tool of choice to quickly migrate databases. AWS DMS is a service that supports homogeneous and heterogeneous migrations between different database platforms. Although setup and configuration of AWS DMS is very straightforward, selecting the right […]Read More
Industry analyst firm Gartner has published a new report, the Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems, naming AWS as a Leader and placing AWS highest among the 16 vendors evaluated for “Ability to Execute.” We’re proud to be recognized by Gartner as a Leader for several consecutive years in both the database and analytics […]Read More
AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) announced support of Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) and self-managed Apache Kafka clusters as target. With AWS DMS you can replicate ongoing changes from any DMS supported sources such as Amazon Aurora (MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible), Oracle, and SQL Server to Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka (Amazon MSK) and self-managed Apache Kafka clusters.
In this post, we use an e-commerce use case and set up the entire pipeline with the order data being persisted in an Aurora MySQL database. We use AWS DMS to load and replicate this data to Amazon MSK. We then use the data to generate a live graph on our dashboard application.
When migrating a database to a new system using AWS Database Migration Service (DMS), it is prudent to have a fallback strategy if the new system doesn’t work as expected. At a high level, there are four basic strategies for rolling back from a migration: basic fallback, fall forward, dual write, and bidirectional replication. Depending […]Read More
Expanding on the earlier post, Create AWS CloudFormation templates for AWS DMS tasks using Microsoft Excel, this post highlights an enhanced feature of the same tool that can speed database migration. To demonstrate this feature, we present a small command line tool written in Python. The tool takes a CSV file containing the names of […]Read More
AWS now supports new data transformation capabilities in the latest AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) version 3.1.3. You can change schema, table, and column names; specify individual tablespace names for Oracle targets; and update a table’s primary and unique key on any target. DMS version 3.1.3 supports the following new data transformation capabilities: Explicit table […]Read More
September 8, 2021: Amazon Elasticsearch Service has been renamed to Amazon OpenSearch Service. See details. A common pattern for web application architecture includes a database for application data coupled with a search engine for searching that data. Many relational and even nonrelational databases offer rudimentary search capabilities. However, search engines add true, complex, natural-language search […]Read More
AWS Database Migration Service improves migration speeds by adding support for parallel full load and new LOB migration mechanisms
This blog post was last reviewed and updated March, 2022. We’re happy to introduce AWS DMS replication engine version 3.1.2. The new version includes a better UX and performance improvements that were requested by many customers. We listened and delivered on our promise to make DMS better. In this blog post, I’ll cover few key […]Read More