AWS Database Blog

Category: Announcements

Introducing Amazon Neptune Global Database

Today, Amazon Neptune announced the general availability of Amazon Neptune Global Database. You can use Neptune Global Database to build graph applications across multiple AWS Regions using the same graph database. Neptune Global Database is available in the US East (N. Virginia), US East (Ohio), US West (N. California), US West (Oregon), Europe (Ireland), Europe […]

AWS named a Leader in 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems

Industry analyst firm Gartner has published its annual report evaluating cloud-based data and analytics services, the 2021 Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems. AWS was once again named a Leader and placed highest among 20 recognized vendors for its “Ability to Execute.” We’re honored by the recognition from the highly respected technology adviser, and […]

Introducing the Amazon Database Migration Accelerator

Today, we announce the launch of Amazon Database Migration Accelerator (DMA). Amazon DMA brings together AWS Database Migration Service (DMS), AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT), and AWS database migration experts to help customers migrate away from traditional commercial databases at fixed prices. At launch, we offer Amazon DMA to customers migrating from Oracle and SQL […]

Lower the cost of building graph apps by up to 76% with Amazon Neptune T3 instances

When you are building a graph application, you want a fast, cost-effective instance as you iterate to build your Apache TinkerPop or RDF/SPARQL graph application. Amazon Neptune now allows you to choose burstable performance instances (T3) in addition to the fixed performance instances (R5 and R4). Amazon Neptune db.t3.medium burstable performance instances are engineered specifically […]

Introducing role-based access control for Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB 3.6 or 4.0 or 5.0 workloads. You can use the same MongoDB application code, drivers, and tools as you do today to run, manage, and scale workloads on Amazon DocumentDB without worrying about the underlying […]

Validate your expertise in AWS purpose-built databases with new AWS Certification

Today, we are announcing the new AWS Certified Database – Specialty certification, which validates an individual’s expertise in recommending, designing, and maintaining the optimal AWS database solution to improve performance, reduce costs, and enable innovation. This certification is the first to validate technical skill in AWS purpose-built databases. To create new AWS Certifications, we work […]