AWS Database Blog

Category: Migration

How to Migrate Your Oracle Database to Amazon Aurora

Ed Murray is a manager at Amazon Web Services. This blog post gives you a quick overview of how you can use the AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) and AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) to facilitate and simplify migrating your commercial database to Amazon Aurora. In this case, we focus on migrating from […]

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Streaming Changes in a Database with Amazon Kinesis

Emmanuel Espina is a software development engineer at Amazon Web Services. In this blog post, I will discuss how to integrate a central relational database with other systems by streaming its modifications through Amazon Kinesis. The following diagram shows a common architectural design in distributed systems. It includes a central storage referred to as a […]

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Introducing AWS Schema Conversion Tool Version 1.0.502

We are pleased to announce the recent release of version 1.0.502 of the AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT). Two key capabilities included with this release are the use of Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility as a target and integration with AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS). Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility as a target […]

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A Large-Scale Cross-Regional Migration of NoSQL DB Clusters

Andrey Zaychikov is solutions architect at Amazon Web Services In this blog post, I will share experiences from a cross-regional migration of large-scale NoSQL database clusters (from Europe to the U.S.). The migration was a joint project implemented by the Ops team of our reference customer, FunCorp, and AWS Solutions Architects. “Our flagship product, iFunny, […]

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Cross-Engine Database Replication Using AWS Schema Conversion Tool and AWS Database Migration Service

Prahlad Rao is a solutions architect at Amazon Web Services. Customers often replicate databases hosted on-premises to the AWS Cloud as a means to migrate database workloads to AWS, or to enable continuous replication for database backup and disaster recovery. You can both migrate and perform continuous replication on the AWS Cloud with AWS Database […]

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Modifying Tasks and Table Mapping in the Console in AWS Database Migration Service

We’ve recently added two features in AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS)—modifying tasks and table mapping through the AWS Management Console. These two new features represent a new step in our long journey to improve and enhance our migration and replication service based on the feedback we receive from our customers. Let’s outline some highlights […]

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Database Migration—What Do You Need to Know Before You Start?

Ilia Gilderman is software development manager in Amazon Web Services Congratulations! You have convinced your boss or the CIO to move your database to the cloud. Or you are the boss, CIO, or both, and you finally decided to jump on the bandwagon. What you’re trying to do is move your application to the new […]

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How to Script a Database Migration

Satheesh Subramanian is a software development engineer at Amazon Web Services. AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) lets you migrate databases to AWS easily and securely. The process consists of setting up a replication instance, source and target endpoints, and a replication task. The replication task runs on the replication instance and migrates data from the […]

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Migrating Microsoft SQL Server Enterprise Workloads to Amazon RDS: Part 1

Prudhvi Janga is a software development engineer in Amazon Web Services SQL Server Native Backups and Restores Using RDS and Amazon S3 If you’re thinking about moving your on-premises Microsoft SQL Server databases to Amazon RDS, one option to migrate your databases is to use native SQL Server backups. Backups can be uploaded to AWS […]

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Introducing AWS Schema Conversion Tool Version 1.0.500

Today we are pleased to announce the release of version 1.0.500 of the AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT). Since version 1.0.100 was released at re:Invent last year, the SCT has helped customers convert their schema and database objects from commercial engines to Amazon Relational Database Services (RDS) open-source, engine-based databases. Because customer obsession is one […]

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