Database Freedom

Break Free to Save, Grow, and Innovate
AWS provides the broadest selection of purpose-built databases allowing you to save, grow, and innovate faster.
DATABASE FREEDOM

Save Time and Cost

AWS Databases provide the scalability, performance, and availability of commercial-grade databases at a fraction of the cost. 

1/10th the cost
of commercial databases
200,000+ managed database migrations
completed through AWS Database Migration Service (DMS)

Hundreds of thousands of customers have been able to save by moving to AWS managed database services, which merge the flexibility and low cost of open source databases with the robust, enterprise feature sets of commercial databases.

Free your teams from the time-consuming and undifferentiated heavy lifting of database administration so they can spend more time on value-added and application-centric work.

  • Intuit Reduces Database Administration Time
  • Expedia Reduces Database Costs
  • Burt Cuts Infrastructure Costs
  • Intuit Reduces Database Administration Time
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    Intuit reduced time spent on database administration by 60-80 percent using Amazon Aurora.

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    Amazon Aurora is a high performance managed relational database with open source MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatibility.

    See How Intuit Saves with Amazon Aurora >>
  • Expedia Reduces Database Costs
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    Expedia reduced database costs by 6X by moving to managed databases including Amazon DynamoDB and Amazon ElastiCache.

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    Amazon DynamoDB is a key-value NoSQL database for modern applications with low latency at any scale.

    See How Expedia Saves with Amazon DynamoDB >>
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    Amazon ElastiCache is an in-memory data store for demanding applications requiring sub-millisecond response times.

    See How Expedia Saves with Amazon ElastiCache >>
  • Burt Cuts Infrastructure Costs
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    Burt, a leader in online advertising analytics, reduced infrastructure costs by 50% after migrating to Amazon Aurora and Amazon Redshift.

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    Amazon Aurora is a high performance managed relational database with open source MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatibility.

    See How Burt Saves with Amazon Aurora >>
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    Amazon Redshift is a fast, scalable cloud data warehouse powering mission critical analytical workloads.

    See How Burt Saves with Amazon Redshift >>
DATABASE FREEDOM

Improve Performance and Scale

AWS Databases allow you to scale your largest and most complex workloads so that you can grow to reach more customers. 

3-5x the performance
vs popular alternatives
20 million+
requests per second supported

AWS Databases were designed from the ground up to support the scale, performance, and availability demands of modern globally distributed applications with microservices architectures.

That's why they are able to provide 3-5x the performance of popular alternatives, while scaling to support more than 20 million requests per second, and storing petabytes of data.

Serverless Architecture
Run your database in the cloud without managing any database instances.
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Auto Scaling Infrastructure
Automatic scaling of throughput and storage based on your needs.
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Self-Healing Storage
Storage volumes are continuously scanned for errors and repaired automatically.
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Serverless Architecture
Run your database in the cloud without managing any database instances.
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Auto Scaling Infrastructure
Automatic scaling of throughput and storage based on your needs.
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Self-Healing Storage
Storage volumes are continuously scanned for errors and repaired automatically.
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  • Snap Scales to 100+ Million Users
  • Lyft Connects 14 Million Riders
  • Intuit Mint Powers Personal Finance
  • Snap Scales to 100+ Million Users
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    Snap Inc. migrated its largest workload, Snapchat Stories, to Amazon DynamoDB and reduced latency from 100s of ms to 10s of ms.

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    Amazon DynamoDB is a key-value NoSQL database for modern applications with low latency at any scale.

    See How Snap Inc. Scales with DynamoDB >>
  • Lyft Connects 14 Million Riders
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    Lyft leverages Amazon DynamoDB's scalability to power its ride-tracking system facilitating 14 million user rides per month.

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    Amazon DynamoDB is a key-value NoSQL database for modern applications with low latency at any scale.

    See How Lyft Scales with DynamoDB >>
  • Intuit Mint Powers Personal Finance
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    Intuit Mint uses AWS services including Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) to scale better and empower its development team.

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    Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud.

    See How Intuit Mint Scales with Amazon RDS >>
DATABASE FREEDOM

Innovate Faster

Your developers are building highly distributed applications requiring multiple database types. AWS Databases include every tool for any job.

14 database engines
more than any other provider
Hundreds of thousands of customers
innovating with AWS Databases

The "one-size-fits-all" monolithic database offered by old-guard providers fits nobody. Your developers now build highly distributed applications which require multiple database types to perform reliably at scale.

With 14 database engines and growing, AWS provides the broadest selection of commercial-grade, purpose-built databases that allow development teams to build and innovate faster on any application use case, at any scale.

AWS Databases include every tool for any job

  • Relational
  • Key-Value
  • Document
  • In-Memory
  • Graph
  • Time Series
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    Amazon Aurora is a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database built for the cloud, with the performance and availability of commercial-grade databases at 1/10th the cost. Learn more >>

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    Amazon RDS makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud, with support for six familiar database engines including Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle, and SQL Server. Learn more >>

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    Amazon Redshift is the most popular and fastest growing cloud data warehouse, with the ability to run complex, analytic queries against petabytes of structured data, and run SQL queries directly against exabytes of data in S3. Learn more >>

  • Key-Value
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    Amazon DynamoDB is a key-value database that delivers single-digit millisecond performance at any scale, which can handle 10 trillion+ requests per day and can support peaks of more than 20 million requests per second. Learn more >>

  • Document
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    Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. Learn more >>

  • In-Memory
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    Amazon ElastiCache offers fully managed Redis and Memcached, allowing you to seamlessly deploy, run, and scale popular open source compatible in-memory data stores. Learn more >>

  • Graph
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    Amazon Neptune is a fast, reliable, fully managed graph database service that makes it easy to build and run applications that work with highly connected datasets. Learn more >>

  • Time Series
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    Amazon Timestream is a fast, scalable, fully managed time series database service for IoT and operational applications that makes it easy to store and analyze trillions of events per day at 1/10th the cost of relational databases. Learn more >>

  • Ledger
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    Amazon Quantum Ledger Database (QLDB) is a fully managed ledger database that provides a transparent, immutable, and cryptographically verifiable transaction log. Learn more >>

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AWS offers 14 database engines and growing, including relational and non-relational types for every application need.
  • Peloton Connects Riders
  • Airbnb Serves 25,000 Cities
  • Equinox Redefines Fitness
  • Peloton Connects Riders
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    AWS purpose-built databases allow Peloton to test the deployment of new features at scale before rolling them out to 1 million+ riders.

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    AWS Databases include 14+ relational and non-relational types to handle the specific needs of your applications.

    See How Peloton Innovates with AWS Databases >>
  • Airbnb Serves 25,000 Cities
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    Airbnb supports growing demand for its property rental marketplace in 25,000+ cities using Amazon Aurora and Amazon ElastiCache.

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    Amazon Aurora is a high performance managed relational database with open source MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatibility.

    See How Airbnb Innovates with Amazon Aurora >>
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    Amazon ElastiCache is an in-memory data store for demanding applications requiring sub-millisecond response times.

    See How Airbnb Innovates with Amazon ElastiCache >>
  • Equinox Redefines Fitness
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    Equinox Fitness Clubs built an efficient and flexible analytics platform to better understand customer behavior using Amazon Redshift.

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    Amazon Redshift is a fast, scalable cloud data warehouse powering mission critical analytical workloads.

    See How Equinox Innovates with Amazon Redshift >>
DATABASE FREEDOM

Migrate to the Cloud with Confidence

AWS is helping hundreds of thousands of customers migrate to the cloud.
200,000 cloud database migrations and counting
powered by AWS Database Migration Service (DMS)

Enterprise-wide database migrations can seem daunting. When Amazon.com migrated more than 5,000 database servers from Oracle to AWS Databases, we developed a set of tools and best practices that is now helping hundreds of thousands of customers to follow in our footsteps.

You can rest easily while migrating your critical workloads to AWS Databases, which help keep critical data secure with battle-hardened features including encryption at rest and in transit, access management tools, and database firewalls.


Migration Resources

Your technology team will find a wealth of resources available to ensure a smooth migration to the cloud.

AWS Database Migration Service (DMS)
Migrate databases to AWS quickly and securely, with minimal downtime. More than 160,000 databases migrated to date.
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Oracle and SQL Server to AWS Migration Guides
Migrate commercial databases to liberating cloud database services including Amazon Aurora.
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How Amazon.com Migrated Inventory Management Systems from Oracle Database to Amazon Aurora
AWS Database Migration Service (DMS)
Migrate databases to AWS quickly and securely, with minimal downtime. More than 200,000 databases migrated to date.
Explore 
Oracle and SQL Server to AWS Migration Guides
Migrate commercial databases to liberating cloud database services including Amazon Aurora.
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How Amazon.com Migrated Inventory Management Systems from Oracle Database to Amazon Aurora

Start Your Journey to Database Freedom with AWS

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Are you ready to add your name to the rapidly growing list of customers breaking free from old-guard databases and innovating in the cloud with AWS Databases?

You can start by connecting with the team behind AWS Database Freedom, a unique program designed to assist qualifying customers migrating from traditional database engines to built-for-the-cloud databases on AWS.

Are you ready to add your name to the rapidly growing list of customers breaking free from old-guard databases and innovating in the cloud with AWS Databases?

You can start by connecting with the team behind AWS Database Freedom, a unique program designed to assist qualifying customers migrating from traditional database engines to built-for-the-cloud databases on AWS.

Compliance Ready

AWS Databases have compliance readiness for the leading industry standards, including SOC, PCI, ISO, FedRAMP, and HIPAA.

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Learn More

Contact the team behind AWS Database Freedom to receive guidance on application architecture, migration strategies, program management, training and more. See additional examples of customers gaining database freedom with AWS in our case studies.