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Category: Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)

Use the DBMS_CLOUD package in Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle for direct Amazon S3 integration

In this post, we demonstrate how to use the DBMS_CLOUD package to transfer files between S3 buckets and directories in an RDS Custom for Oracle database. We also show how you can access data from Amazon S3 directly using Oracle features such as external tables and hybrid partition tables. The features provided by DBMS_CLOUD could vary between different Oracle releases, so pay close attention to the steps in the post and make sure you reference DBMS_CLOUD in the Oracle Database 19c documentation. To avoid confusion, the option discussed in this post is for RDS Custom for Oracle, not for RDS for Oracle. RDS for Oracle offers S3 integration.

Deploy multi-Region Amazon RDS for SQL Server using cross-Region read replicas with a disaster recovery blueprint – Part 2

In our previous post, we deployed multi-Region disaster recovery blueprint using Amazon Route 53, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). In this post we walk you through the process of promoting RDS for SQL Server in the AWS secondary Region and performing a cross-Region failover […]

Deploy multi-Region Amazon RDS for SQL Server using cross-Region read replicas with a disaster recovery blueprint – Part 1

Disaster recovery and high availability planning play a critical role in ensuring the resilience and continuity of business operations. When considering disaster recovery strategies on AWS, there are two primary options: in-Region disaster recovery and cross-Region disaster recovery. The choice between in-Region and cross-Region disaster recovery depends on various factors, including the criticality of the […]

Build NFT metadata access control with Ethereum signatures and AWS Lambda authorizers

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have captured global attention as a mechanism for creating one-of-a-kind digital assets that can be instantly verified as authentic, easily exchanged between users, and made infinitely programmable such that NFTs can be used for a variety of use cases and industries. At its core, NFTs are a form of digital asset or […]

Amazon DynamoDB can now import Amazon S3 data into a new table

Today we’re launching new functionality that makes it easier for you to import data from Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) into new DynamoDB tables. This is a fully managed feature that doesn’t require writing code or managing infrastructure. In this post, we introduce DynamoDB import from S3 and show you how to use it […]

Perform parallel load for partitioned data into Amazon S3 using AWS DMS

With AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS), you can migrate data between SQL, NoSQL, and text-based targets. With Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), you can store and protect any amount of data for virtually any use case, such as data lakes, cloud-native applications, and mobile apps. In this post, we demonstrate how to improve […]

Archive data from Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) to Amazon S3

In this post, we show you how to archive older, less frequently accessed document collections stored in Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) to Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). Amazon DocumentDB is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. Amazon S3 provides a highly durable, cost-effective archive […]

Archive and Purge Data for Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL and Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL Compatibility using pg_partman and Amazon S3

The structured data industry has been experiencing exponential data growth year by year. It’s important for the relational database users to get smart with its data storage footprint by understanding data relevance while keeping its business needs in mind. Data archive is the critical part of data management, as it enables us to keep business […]

Store off-chain data using Amazon Managed Blockchain and Amazon S3: Part 2

This is the second post of a two-part series that covers how to store off-chain data using Amazon Managed Blockchain and Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3). This post builds on the solution setup outlined in Part 1. In Part 1, we presented a solution that implements off-chain storage for non-transactional data using Amazon S3, […]

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 […]