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7 Easy steps to migrate Oracle database to AWS in minutes

Lift and Shift Oracle Database with the least downtime using AWS Application Migration Service Introduction Customers migrating Oracle databases from their data centers to AWS run enterprise workloads that are vital for their business. They look for tools and mechanisms to enable them to migrate without disruption to current database operations and with minimum or […]

Identify AWS Systems Manager Patch Compliance Status with AWS CloudTrail Lake

Security and compliance is a shared responsibility between AWS and the customer. The shared responsibility model outlines responsibilities for Security of the Cloud versus Security in the Cloud. Customers are responsible for Security in the Cloud, which includes patching Amazon EC2 instances. For the customers running workloads on EC2 instances, during security audits, they may be […]

Choice Hotels adopts Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus for operational excellence and cost efficiency

This post was co-written with Stephen Cihak, Senior Director , Abhiram Madadi, Principal Engineer and Gopi Akula, Senior Manager at Choice Hotels Who is Choice Hotels? Choice Hotels International is one of the largest lodging franchisors in the world. A challenger in the upscale segment and a leader in midscale and extended stay, Choice has […]

How TMAP Migrated their large Oracle Database to Amazon Aurora MySQL using AWS DMS

Launched in 2002, TMAP Mobility is South Korea’s leading mobility platform with 20 million registered users and 14 million monthly active users. TMAP provides navigation services based on a wide range of real-time traffic information and data. TMAP is growing vertical offerings to its users that add value to navigation services, such as user profiles, […]

Provision sandbox accounts with budget limits to reduce costs using AWS Control Tower

Provision sandbox accounts with budget limits to reduce costs using AWS Control Tower

Many Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers struggle to keep cloud costs under control while allowing employees to innovate and develop their AWS skills. We talk to technology leaders every day who rank controlling cloud spend among their top concerns. Those same leaders don’t want to stifle innovation or restrict employee’s ability to learn AWS. Using […]

Enhance observability for Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server using Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus and Amazon Managed Grafana

In this blog post, you will learn how to improve observability on your Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server database. You will configure metric exporters and send those metrics to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, to be visualized in Amazon Managed Grafana. By utilizing both Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus, and Amazon Managed Grafana, you […]

Getting Started with CloudWatch agent and collectd

Observability helps you understand the health, usage, performance, and customer experience for your workloads. Observability can support many use cases, from detecting incidents and supporting incident resolution, to understanding the impact of new features on your users and workflow. Establishing the right solution depends on being able to gather the right data for your situation. […]

Migrating to Amazon Managed Service for Prometheus with the Prometheus Operator

The Prometheus Operator allows cluster administrators to manage Prometheus clusters running in Kubernetes. It makes it easy to deploy and manage Prometheus via native Kubernetes components. In this blog post, I will demonstrate how you can deploy Prometheus via the Prometheus Operator, and how you can easily migrate your monitoring workloads to take advantage of […]

Achieve testing success with the AWS Application Migration Service for painless and simplified cut-overs

Many customers utilize the AWS Application Migration Service to rehost their environments to AWS. A crucial aspect of testing for successful migration involves identifying dependencies on shared services. Connectivity to Microsoft Active Directory, integrations with other services and backup servers could cause unexpected behaviors during your testing and cut-over. This blog post will focus on […]

Use AWS Systems Manager for VMware Cloud on AWS (VMC) operations management

A hybrid cloud strategy creates management and governance challenges for our customers. These challenges include maintaining consistent cloud security and compliance policies across hybrid VMC and cloud environments, providing a single pane of glass for visualizing and acting on operational data, and providing deployment automation and control of cloud infrastructure across multiple cloud environments. VMware […]