AWS Database Blog

Category: Thought Leadership

Techniques to improve the state-of-the-art in Cloud FinOps using Amazon Neptune

Cloud computing has changed almost every business and industry by changing the delivery and consumption model. With the Cloud, businesses no longer need to plan for and procure servers and other IT infrastructure weeks or months in advance. This allows more flexibility and reliability, increased performance and efficiency, and helps to lower IT costs. The […]

Amazon RDS for Oracle Transportable Tablespaces using RMAN

In this post, we show you how you can use the RMAN XTTS functionality to migrate from an Oracle database hosted on Amazon Elastic Compute CLoud (Amazon EC2) to Amazon RDS for Oracle. Combined with Amazon Elastic File System (Amazon EFS) integration, XTTS can help reduce the complexity of your migration strategy, reduce the number and copies of data and backups required (as well as associated storage space consumption), and reduce the application downtime associated with completing the migration of your data.

Streamline interstate Department of Motor Vehicles collaboration with Private Blockchain

According to the United States Census Bureau, over 7.9 million Americans moved from one state to another in 2021 alone. One of the tasks an individual must complete when moving from state to state is trading in their driver’s license from their former state of residence for a license in their new state of residence. Each state’s Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is responsible for the issuance and management of driver’s licenses within the state, and this requires collaboration with other state DMVs to gather important data such as traffic offenses occurring out of state. In this post, we discuss how blockchain can streamline driver’s license issuance and foster deeper collaboration between DMVs in all 50 states and why blockchain is a compelling technology choice.

Choose the right Amazon RDS deployment option: Single-AZ instance, Multi-AZ instance, or Multi-AZ database cluster

In addition to offering you a choice of seven well-known engines, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) also offers a number of deployment choices to assist you in selecting the option that best suits your workload. You can evaluate your requirements and then choose the right set of service offerings. In the latest set of […]

Power microservices architectures with Amazon MemoryDB for Redis

Applications in the past were monolithic and rigid, and their components were closely coupled with each other, making them difficult to develop, maintain, and adapt to changing business requirements. Today’s businesses need to deliver changes rapidly, frequently and reliably. To overcome these issues, organizations are moving from development of monolithic applications to microservices architectures for […]

The World is a graph: How Wiz reimagines cloud security using a graph in Amazon Neptune

This is a guest post by Ami Luttwak, CTO at Wiz, co-authored with Brad Bebee, General Manager of Amazon Neptune. Graphs are changing the way we parse and understand the world. Social graphs have had a huge impact on how we analyze social interactions across many industries. Now, in security, we can build totally new […]

AWS positioned highest in execution and furthest in vision in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems

AWS has been named a Leader for the eighth consecutive year in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Database Management Systems, and this year we have been positioned highest for execution and furthest for vision. As we reflect on our recent re:Invent 2022 conference, we look forward to sharing this report which evaluates the […]

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 […]