Save time and cost by migrating to fully managed databases
"With AWS Data Migration Service, we completed the migration of four environments to Amazon RDS on Oracle in nine months. We have seen 15% performance improvement on average across OLTP and batch transactions and a reduction in operating costs.”
- Tony Pasquarette
Enterprise Cloud Architect, GE Transportation
“RDS has automated backups, database snapshots, multiple availability zones and the ease of being able to change class sizes – this has made Mathnasium far more efficient than on SQL Server.”
- Jason Condello
VP of Technology, Mathnasium
"We moved our Oracle and SQL databases to AWS to improve our speed, latency and processing times. Thanks to Amazon Aurora, the migration gave us a significant cost reduction and improved our ability to deliver value to our customers."
- Ashish Verma
Sr. Director of Software Engineering, Verisk 3E
Performance at scale
How it works
Amazon Database Migraton Service (DMS)
With more than 200,000 database migrations to date, Amazon DMS enables customers to quickly and securely migrate their databases to AWS.
Schema Conversion Tool (SCT)
Make heterogeneous database migrations predictable by automatically converting the source database schema and a majority of the database code objects.
Database Freedom Program
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.
Common migration use cases
Oracle and SQL Server to Amazon Aurora
Migrate your commercial engines to Amazon Aurora; a fully managed, MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible relational database built for the cloud, which combines the performance and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. Aurora is up to five times faster than standard MySQL databases and three times faster than standard PostgreSQL databases. It provides the security, availability, and reliability of commercial-grade databases at 1/10th the cost.
Oracle and SQL Server to Amazon RDS
Move your self-managed relational databases to Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). Amazon RDS is a managed relational database service with six popular database engines to choose from including Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB as well as Amazon Aurora. RDS makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud with just a few clicks. It provides cost-eﬃcient and resizable capacity while automating time-consuming administration tasks such as hardware provisioning, database setup, patching and backups.
Cassandra to Amazon DynamoDB
Migrate your self-managed Cassandra tables to a serverless Amazon DynamoDB which offers a fully managed, multi-region, multi-master database that provides consistent single-digit millisecond latency, and offers built-in security, backup and restore, and in-memory caching. DynamoDB automatically scales throughput up or down, continuously backs up your data for protection, and gives your globally distributed applications fast access to local data by replicating tables across multiple AWS Regions.
MongoDB to DocumentDB
Move your self-managed MongoDB tables to Amazon DocumentDB; a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads. DocumentDB is designed from the ground-up to give you the performance, scalability, and availability you need when operating mission-critical MongoDB workloads at scale.
Netezza and Teradata to Amazon Redshift
Modernize your data warehouse solution by migrating to Amazon Redshift. Amazon Redshift is a fast, scalable data warehouse that makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data across your data warehouse and data lake. Redshift delivers ten times faster performance than other data warehouses. You can setup and deploy a new data warehouse in minutes, and run queries across petabytes of data in your Redshift data warehouse, and exabytes of data in your data lake built on Amazon S3.
More organizations run their databases and data warehouses on AWS than any other cloud service. Customers like NASDAQ, Verizon, TIBCO, Expedia, US Dept. of Veterans Affairs, Snapchat, and Tinder run their business critical database workloads on AWS.
“We've gotten so many benefits from migrating our databases from Oracle to Aurora. There is high availability out of the box, lower cost, easier scaling for reads, and far less licensing complexity."
- Suresh Karri
Directory of Technology, ProQuest
"In less than a month, the Oracle database solution was migrated to AWS Aurora realizing a 40% decrease in cost in their database licensing and support cost in addition to the infrastructure costs previously described.”
- Florida State Board of Administration
"Thanks to Aurora, our migration from SQL Server to PostgreSQL went more smoothly than we anticipated, and we are now well-positioned to rapidly scale."
- Satish Joshi
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