Tag: AWS

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How to Migrate from Oracle ASM to AWS using AWS DMS

The Oracle Automatic Storage Management (ASM) database framework provides a volume manager and a file system for Oracle database files. It supports single-instance Oracle Database and Oracle Real Application Clusters (Oracle RAC) configurations. ASM has tools to manage file systems and volumes directly inside a database. These tools enable database administrators (DBAs) to control volumes …

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How the AWS Schema Conversion Tool Drove Trimble’s Database Migration Successes

By Todd Hofert, Director of Infrastructure Operations—FSM at Trimble Inc. The situation Recently, the Infrastructure Operations Group for Trimble’s Field Service Management division embarked on an aggressive initiative to migrate their privately hosted SaaS offerings to Amazon Web Services (AWS). The division faced the need for a hardware refresh, continuing cost reduction pressures, and a …

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Introducing log management in AWS Database Migration Service

AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) helps you migrate databases to AWS quickly and securely. You can migrate your data to and from most widely used commercial and open-source databases, such as Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and PostgreSQL. The service supports homogeneous migrations such as Oracle to Oracle, and also heterogeneous migrations between different database …

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Aurora Hash Join Optimization (with a Gentle Reminder on Lab Features)

  The Aurora hash join feature for relational databases has been around for a while now. But unlike MySQL Block Nested Loop algorithm, an Aurora hash join only caters to a specific number of use cases. When implemented with the optimizer properly, they can provide great benefits with certain workloads. Below we’ll see a brief …

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[Road to AWS re:Invent 2017] Building a voice-activated movie search app powered by Amazon Lex, Lambda, and MongoDB Atlas – Part 1

It’s that time of year again! This post is part of our Road to AWS re:Invent 2017 blog series. In the weeks leading up to AWS re:Invent in Las Vegas this November, we’ll be posting about a number of topics related to running MongoDB in the public cloud. See all posts here. Introduction As we …

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New to MongoDB Atlas: Pause/Resume Clusters, M200 Instance Size on AWS

MongoDB Atlas, the managed MongoDB service, now allows you to pause and restart your database clusters. This makes it easy and affordable for you to integrate MongoDB into DevOps workflows where always-on access to the underlying data is not required — e.g. development or testing. When combined with Atlas’s fully managed backup service, this new …

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Now available: New digital training to help you learn about AWS database services

  AWS Training and Certification recently released free digital training courses to make it easier for you to build your cloud skills and learn about using AWS database services. This new training includes courses like AWS Database Services Overview. You can get free and unlimited access to more than 100 new digital training courses built …

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Creating Highly Available IBM Db2 Databases in AWS

Many AWS customers run mission-critical workloads using the IBM Db2 database platform. Typically, these workloads require a highly available configuration to make sure that the database is available in the event of a node or site failure. The traditional IBM method to achieve high availability is to use shared storage and virtual IP addresses, which …