AWS Database Blog

Build a graph application with Amazon Neptune and AWS Amplify

More and more organizations are adopting graph databases for various use cases, such as legal entity lookup tools in the public sector, drug-drug interaction checkers in the healthcare sector, and customer insights and analytics tools in marketing. If your application has relationships and connections, using a relational database is hard. But Amazon Neptune, a fully […]

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Upgrading Amazon RDS for Oracle database engine with minimal downtime using AWS DMS

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for Oracle is a managed database service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale Oracle deployments on AWS. Amazon RDS for Oracle provides newer versions of Oracle Database so you can keep your DB instance up to date. Newer versions can include bug fixes, security enhancements, […]

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Build a GraphQL API for Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) using AWS AppSync

AWS AppSync is a fully managed service that makes it easy to develop GraphQL APIs by handling the heavy lifting of securely connecting to data sources like Amazon DynamoDB, AWS Lambda, and more. Adding caches to improve performance, subscriptions to support real-time updates, and client-side data stores that keep off-line clients in sync are just […]

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Transform data into knowledge with PoolParty Semantic Suite and Amazon Neptune

This is a guest blog post by Ioanna Lytra, Data & Knowledge Engineer, and Albin Ahmeti, Data & Knowledge Engineer, at the Semantic Web Company. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), more data will be created in the next 3 years than in the prior 30 years combined. In the ideal world, this data […]

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Cross-account replication with Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) and AWS DMS

Customers running their database workloads using Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) might need to replicate data from one AWS account to another. By doing so, you can achieve faster development or QA environment refreshes, which provides a production-like environment to troubleshoot current production issues, and share data with partners. Amazon DocumentDB provides support for copying […]

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Best practices for converting a Single-AZ Amazon RDS instance to a Multi-AZ instance

Many database users spend a considerable amount of time architecting their database for high availability. High availability is critical for business continuity. With the AWS Cloud, you can create highly available databases using Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). Amazon RDS is a fully managed database service that makes it easy to set up, operate, […]

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RedisConf Wrap Up

We had a great time at RedisConf 2021. AWS was proud to participate as a platinum sponsor this year. Thanks to those of you who joined us at the conference—we enjoyed seeing you there virtually! This year, our Amazon ElastiCache experts led five sessions focused on technical deep dives on Redis, best practices for ElastiCache, […]

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Schedule Amazon RDS stop and start using AWS Systems Manager

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. Traditional relational databases require time spent on capacity planning, maintenance, backup, and recovery; a substantial amount of a database administrator’s time is lost to these tasks. Amazon RDS helps DBAs time spent on other […]

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Schedule Amazon RDS stop and start using AWS Lambda

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. Traditional relational databases require time spent on capacity planning, maintenance, backup, and recovery; a substantial amount of a database administrator’s time is lost to these tasks. Amazon RDS helps DBAs to focus on other […]

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Amazon QLDB data streaming via AWS CDK

Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (Amazon QLDB) is a fully managed ledger database that provides a transparent, immutable, and cryptographically verifiable transaction log. You can use Amazon QLDB to track each application data change, and it maintains a complete and verifiable history of changes over time. Because of those key features, banking customers have adopted Amazon QLDB as a database […]

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