AWS Database Blog

Category: Migration

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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Configuring the AWS Schema Conversion Tool

The AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) is a project-style Java application that can be installed on a local computer or an Amazon EC2 instance. The tool can be downloaded from AWS and is supported on MS Windows, Mac OSX, and Ubuntu and Fedora Linux. You can use the AWS Schema Conversion Tool to convert […]

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Migrate PostgreSQL Databases and Perform Ongoing Replication with the AWS Database Migration Service

Jeff Levine is a solutions architect for Amazon Web Services. As a solutions architect for Amazon Web Services, I help our customers to migrate workloads to the AWS Cloud, a key part of which includes their databases. The AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) enables organizations to migrate data to and from a variety of […]

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