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Category: Technical How-to

Load RDF data into Amazon Neptune with AWS Glue

In this post, we present a design for a common technical requirement: ingest data from multiple sources to a target Resource Description Framework (RDF) graph database. Our target is Amazon Neptune, a managed graph database service. RDF is one of two graph models supported by Neptune. The other is Labeled Property Graph (LPG). Each graph […]

Optimize the storage costs of your workloads with Amazon DynamoDB Standard-IA table class

You can use Amazon DynamoDB to build internet-scale applications that support user-content metadata and caches that require high concurrency and connections for millions of users and millions of requests per second using the default DynamoDB Standard table class. For example, Amazon.com uses DynamoDB to deliver consistently low latency for mission critical and extreme-scale events such […]

Federated query support between SQL Server and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

When you have a business need to integrate the data between Microsoft SQL Server and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition, you can use the open-source TDS_FDW PostgreSQL extension to create federation between these two databases. With TDS_FDW with Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible, you can modernize and extend the functionality of your existing applications to meet changing business needs. […]

A serverless architecture for analyzing PostgreSQL logs with pgBadger

PostgreSQL is one of the most popular open-source relational database systems. AWS offers services that make PostgreSQL database deployments easy to set up, manage, and scale in a cost-efficient manner. These services are Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition. Optimizing database performance is an important task for DevOps […]

Generate an AWS SCT multiserver assessment report using the AWS SCT CLI

The AWS Schema Conversion Tool (AWS SCT) makes heterogeneous database migrations predictable by automatically converting the source database schema and a majority of the database code objects, including views, stored procedures, and functions, to a format compatible with the target database. An important part of the AWS SCT is the assessment reports to help you […]

Securely access Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) locally using AWS Client VPN

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a scalable, highly durable, and fully managed database service for operating mission-critical MongoDB workloads. When interfacing with a document database such as Amazon DocumentDB, developers need an environment to test and debug their applications. In this post, we cover how to connect to your Amazon DocumentDB resources from outside […]

Create a heterogeneous linked server from Amazon RDS for SQL Server to an Oracle database

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server now supports the Oracle database engine as an external data source to implement heterogeneous linked server configuration and run distributed queries. With this feature, you can now create a linked server configuration between Amazon RDS for SQL Server and an Oracle database instance running in your […]

Migrate Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS to a new AWS Region

At times you may need to migrate your workloads from one AWS Region to another Region. In this post, we highlight best practices for cross-Region migration of Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and Amazon Aurora . We provide prescriptive guidance on migration of various components related to the RDS databases. We also discuss the […]

Migrate ROW CHANGE TIMESTAMP from IBM Db2 for z/OS to Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL or Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition

Customers migrate their mission-critical legacy on-premises databases based on IBM Db2 for z/OS to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL or Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition for its scalability, performance, agility and availability. In heterogeneous database migrations, not all features in the source database are supported or available in the target database. One such […]

Enable Kerberos authentication with Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle – Part 1

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Custom for Oracle allows you the flexibility to configure the database authentication method that can help you meet your security needs. A common and traditional method is to use database authentication via user names and passwords, but this method requires more effort from both administrators and users to manage, […]