Migrate from Oracle to Amazon RDS with AWS DMS

Introduction

In this lesson, you migrate a self-managed Oracle database instance to a fully managed database on Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). First, you learn why you would want to use Amazon RDS to manage your relational database. Then, you work through the steps to migrate an existing Oracle database to Amazon RDS. At the end of this lesson, you should feel confident in your ability to migrate an existing database to Amazon RDS.

Time to complete: 30–45 minutes

Move to Managed Databases - Migrate from Oracle to Amazon RDS (20:26)
Why use Amazon RDS?

Amazon RDS is a fully managed service for running relational databases on Amazon Web Services (AWS). It has support for six different database engines, including commercial options such as Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle.

With Amazon RDS, your database operations are managed by AWS, leaving your team free to focus on innovation. Amazon RDS handles instance failover, data backups, and software updates, so you can enjoy the efficiencies of the AWS Cloud for a fast and reliable database option.

Lesson contents

In this lesson, you learn how to migrate an existing Oracle database to a fully managed database on Amazon RDS. This lesson has five steps.

In this lesson, we migrated an existing Oracle database to a fully managed Oracle database in Amazon RDS by using AWS DMS. Amazon RDS allows you to free your developers to focus on innovation that's core to your business. By using AWS DMS, you can automate the delicate task of migrating data to a new database.