Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock now supports Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL and Cohere embedding models

During AWS re:Invent 2023, we announced the general availability of Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock. With a knowledge base, you can securely connect foundation models (FMs) in Amazon Bedrock to your company data for Retrieval Augmented Generation (RAG). In my previous post, I described how Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock manages the end-to-end RAG workflow Read more about Knowledge Bases for Amazon Bedrock now supports Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL and Cohere embedding models[…]

AWS Weekly Roundup — Amazon ECS, RDS for MySQL, EMR Studio, AWS Community, and more — January 22, 2024

As usual, a lot has happened in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) universe this past week. I’m also excited about all the AWS Community events and initiatives that are happening around the world. Let’s take a look together! Last week’s launches Here are some launches that got my attention: Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS) Read more about AWS Weekly Roundup — Amazon ECS, RDS for MySQL, EMR Studio, AWS Community, and more — January 22, 2024[…]

Your MySQL 5.7 and PostgreSQL 11 databases will be automatically enrolled into Amazon RDS Extended Support

Today, we are announcing that your MySQL 5.7 and PostgreSQL 11 database instances running on Amazon Aurora and Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) will be automatically enrolled into Amazon RDS Extended Support starting on February 29, 2024. This will help avoid unplanned downtime and compatibility issues that can arise with automatically upgrading to a Read more about Your MySQL 5.7 and PostgreSQL 11 databases will be automatically enrolled into Amazon RDS Extended Support[…]

New for AWS Amplify – Query MySQL and PostgreSQL database for AWS CDK

Today we are announcing the general availability to connect and query your existing MySQL and PostgreSQL databases with support for AWS Cloud Development Kit (AWS CDK), a new feature to create a real-time, secure GraphQL API for your relational database within or outside Amazon Web Services (AWS). You can now generate the entire API for Read more about New for AWS Amplify – Query MySQL and PostgreSQL database for AWS CDK[…]

Amazon DynamoDB zero-ETL integration with Amazon OpenSearch Service is now available

Today, we are announcing the general availability of Amazon DynamoDB zero-ETL integration with Amazon OpenSearch Service, which lets you perform a search on your DynamoDB data by automatically replicating and transforming it without custom code or infrastructure. This zero-ETL integration reduces the operational burden and cost involved in writing code for a data pipeline architecture, Read more about Amazon DynamoDB zero-ETL integration with Amazon OpenSearch Service is now available[…]

Amazon ElastiCache Serverless for Redis and Memcached is now available

Today, we are announcing the availability of Amazon ElastiCache Serverless, a new serverless option that allows customers to create a cache in under a minute and instantly scale capacity based on application traffic patterns. ElastiCache Serverless is compatible with two popular open-source caching solutions, Redis and Memcached. You can use ElastiCache Serverless to operate a Read more about Amazon ElastiCache Serverless for Redis and Memcached is now available[…]

Join the preview of Amazon Aurora Limitless Database

Today, we are announcing the preview of Amazon Aurora Limitless Database, a new capability supporting automated horizontal scaling to process millions of write transactions per second and manage petabytes of data in a single Aurora database. Amazon Aurora read replicas allow you to increase the read capacity of your Aurora cluster beyond the limits of Read more about Join the preview of Amazon Aurora Limitless Database[…]

Amazon Aurora MySQL zero-ETL integration with Amazon Redshift is now generally available

“Data is at the center of every application, process, and business decision,” wrote Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of Database, Analytics, and Machine Learning at AWS, and I couldn’t agree more. A common pattern customers use today is to build data pipelines to move data from Amazon Aurora to Amazon Redshift. These solutions help them gain insights Read more about Amazon Aurora MySQL zero-ETL integration with Amazon Redshift is now generally available[…]

Rotate Your SSL/TLS Certificates Now – Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora Expire in 2024

Don’t be surprised if you have seen the Certificate Update in the Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) console. If you use or plan to use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) or Transport Layer Security (TLS) with certificate verification to connect to your database instances of Amazon RDS for MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and Read more about Rotate Your SSL/TLS Certificates Now – Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora Expire in 2024[…]

New – Amazon Aurora I/O-Optimized Cluster Configuration with Up to 40% Cost Savings for I/O-Intensive Applications

Since Amazon Aurora launched in 2014, hundreds of thousands of customers have chosen Aurora to run their most demanding applications. Aurora provides unparalleled high performance and availability at global scale with full MySQL and PostgreSQL compatibility at up to one-tenth the cost of commercial databases. Many customers benefit from the cost-effectiveness of Aurora’s current simple, pay-per-request Read more about New – Amazon Aurora I/O-Optimized Cluster Configuration with Up to 40% Cost Savings for I/O-Intensive Applications[…]