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Debugging Your AWS DMS Migrations: What to Do When Things Go Wrong? (Part 3)

[October 30, 2020]: As of September 2020, more than 300,000 databases have been migrated to AWS using AWS Database Migration Service. Learn More. Let’s start with a quick recap from our previous posts, Debugging Your AWS DMS Migrations: What to Do When Things Go Wrong, Part 1 and Part 2. There, we cover the initial […]

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Debugging Your AWS DMS Migrations: What to Do When Things Go Wrong (Part 2)

In our previous post, we covered the initial steps to debug AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) migrations for environmental issues. In this post, we continue the debugging process, discussing problems with migration tasks that aren’t in the list preceding and that aren’t due to environmental issues. We review CloudWatch graphs and task and table states to shed light on DMS migrations.

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Debugging Your AWS DMS Migrations: What to Do When Things Go Wrong (Part 1)

This post walks you through a troubleshooting flow chart to help you understand what could go wrong with migrations using AWS DMS, and it discusses best practices for debugging your AWS DMS migrations. This process involves creating the required AWS DMS components—like the replication instance, source and target endpoints, and the replication task to migrate data from the source endpoint to the target endpoint.

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