AWS Database Blog

Category: Storage

Enhanced AWS Backup features for Amazon DynamoDB

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced new features in AWS Backup for Amazon DynamoDB on-demand backups that can help you meet your compliance, business continuity, and cost-optimization needs. In this post, we describe these features and provide a step-by-step guide for using them to copy DynamoDB backups across AWS Regions and across accounts, configure your […]

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Store off-chain data using Amazon Managed Blockchain and Amazon S3: Part 1

Blockchain allows organizations to build applications where multiple parties can securely and transparently run transactions and share data without needing a trusted, central authority. Each member of the network has a copy of this transactional data. This is called on-chain data. Organizations often also want to store additional data along with the transactional data. For […]

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Automate PostgreSQL log exports to Amazon S3 using extensions

Do you want to copy or archive your Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL or Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition logs directly to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3)? Does your organization have the regulatory requirements to audit all the DDL or DML activity against your RDS for PostgreSQL database? With the addition of […]

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Automate Amazon RDS backups using the Oracle RMAN utility and upload backup files to Amazon S3

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Oracle creates automated snapshots and allows creation of user-initiated manual snapshots in a Region. In addition, Amazon RDS for Oracle supports Oracle native backup tools like Oracle Recovery Manager (RMAN) and Oracle Data Pump. Many organizations spend considerable time and resources to manage and maintain database backups to […]

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Integrate Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle with Amazon EFS

As customers migrate their Oracle databases to the AWS Cloud, they often need a shared file system to be available on their Oracle database systems either to share files between the database and application servers or as a staging location to keep backups, data loads, and more. Amazon RDS Custom automates database administration tasks and […]

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Automate cross-account backups of Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora databases with AWS Backup

Many organizations around the world, such as government agencies, financial institutions, and non-profits, are looking for ways to protect their valuable data from ransomware attacks and natural disasters. In addition, many businesses are required to maintain their data long term to meet regulatory compliance and business policies. In the cloud, a strategy we see customers […]

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Capture key source table headers data using AWS DMS and use it for Amazon S3 data lake operations

Migrating the raw data from source systems into a central repository is usually the first step in establishing a data lake. Many systems store source data in relational database tables, therefore a mechanism is required to ingest this data in the data lake and also get some relevant metadata about these tables so that data […]

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How Liberty Mutual built a highly scalable and cost-effective document management solution

With more than 45,000 employees in 29 countries, Liberty Mutual is the sixth largest global property and casualty insurer, and currently ranks 71st on the Fortune 100 list of largest corporations in the US. The expectations of customers continue to increase as the pace of change accelerates, the nature and magnitude of risk change, and […]

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Implement Oracle GoldenGate high availability in the AWS Cloud

The need to move data from one location to another in an asynchronous manner is a goal for many enterprises. Use cases might include migrating data to a reporting database, moving applications from on premises to the cloud, storing a redundant copy in another data center, configuring active/active databases across geographic locations, and performing heterogeneous […]

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Set up scheduled backups for Amazon DynamoDB using AWS Backup

With customers scaling up their AWS workloads across hundreds, if not thousands of AWS resources, customers have expressed the need to centrally manage and monitor their backups. They want to have a standardized way to manage their backups at scale. AWS Backup enables you to centralize and automate data protection across AWS services. AWS Backup […]

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