AWS Database Blog

Zerobase creates private, secure, and automated contact tracing using Amazon Neptune

This is a guest post from the Zerobase Foundation. In their own words, “The Zerobase Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to build free, open-source public health technology for the good of communities around the world. Zerobase’s privacy-first contact tracing platform empowers individuals, communities, and local officials to stop the spread of COVID-19.” […]

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Backing up data with Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. You can use the same MongoDB 3.6 application code, drivers, and tools to run, manage, and scale workloads on Amazon DocumentDB without worrying about managing the underlying infrastructure. As a document database, Amazon DocumentDB […]

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How Woot uses Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) to scale deals

Woot! is the original daily deals site, founded in 2004 and snatched up by Amazon in 2010. Originally, Woot offered just one product per day until it sold out. Today, Woot offers special daily deals and other limited-time offers across seven categories. At Woot, my team is responsible for the Retail Catalog service, which provides […]

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Understanding autovacuum in Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL environments

PostgreSQL has become the preferred open-source relational database for many enterprise developers and startups, and powers leading business and mobile applications. Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) and Amazon Aurora as fully managed relational database services. Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale PostgreSQL […]

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Building and querying the AWS COVID-19 knowledge graph

This blog post details how to recreate the AWS COVID-19 knowledge graph (CKG) using AWS CloudFormation and Amazon Neptune, and query the graph using Jupyter notebooks hosted on Amazon SageMaker in your AWS account. The CKG aids in the exploration and analysis of the COVID-19 Open Research Dataset (CORD-19), hosted in the AWS COVID-19 data […]

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Optimizing for cost with Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. You can use the same MongoDB 3.6 application code, drivers, and tools to run, manage, and scale workloads on Amazon DocumentDB without worrying about managing the underlying infrastructure. As a document database, Amazon DocumentDB […]

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Moving to the cloud: Migrating Blazegraph to Amazon Neptune

During the lifespan of a graph database application, the applications themselves tend to only have basic requirements, namely a functioning W3C standard SPARQL endpoint. However, as graph databases become embedded in critical business applications, both businesses and operations require much more. Critical business infrastructure is required not only to function, but also to be highly […]

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Introducing the Amazon Database Migration Accelerator

Today, we announce the launch of Amazon Database Migration Accelerator (DMA). Amazon DMA brings together AWS Database Migration Service (DMS), AWS Schema Conversion Tool (SCT), and AWS database migration experts to help customers migrate away from traditional commercial databases at fixed prices. At launch, we offer Amazon DMA to customers migrating from Oracle and SQL […]

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Change data capture from Neo4j to Amazon Neptune using Amazon Managed Streaming for Apache Kafka

After you perform a point-in-time data migration from Neo4j to Amazon Neptune, you may want to capture and replicate ongoing updates in real time. For more information about automating point-in-time graph data migration from Neo4j to Neptune, see Migrating a Neo4j graph database to Amazon Neptune with a fully automated utility. This post walks you […]

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