Goodbye Microsoft SQL Server, Hello Babelfish

Many of our customers are telling us they want to move away from commercial database vendors to avoid expensive costs and burdensome licensing terms. But migrating away from commercial and legacy databases can be time-consuming and resource-intensive. When migrating your databases, you can automate the migration of your database schema and data using the AWS Read more about Goodbye Microsoft SQL Server, Hello Babelfish[…]

Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle – New Control Capabilities in Database Environment

Managing databases in self-managed environments such as on premises or Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) requires customers to spend time and resources doing database administration tasks such as provisioning, scaling, patching, backups, and configuring for high availability. So, hundreds of thousands of AWS customers use Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) because it automates Read more about Amazon RDS Custom for Oracle – New Control Capabilities in Database Environment[…]

Introducing Amazon MemoryDB for Redis – A Redis-Compatible, Durable, In-Memory Database Service

Interactive applications need to process requests and respond very quickly, and this requirement extends to all the components of their architecture. That is even more important when you adopt microservices and your architecture is composed of many small independent services that communicate with each other. For this reason, database performance is critical to the success Read more about Introducing Amazon MemoryDB for Redis – A Redis-Compatible, Durable, In-Memory Database Service[…]

New – Export Amazon DynamoDB Table Data to Your Data Lake in Amazon S3, No Code Writing Required

Hundreds of thousands of AWS customers have chosen Amazon DynamoDB for mission-critical workloads since its launch in 2012. DynamoDB is a nonrelational managed database that allows you to store a virtually infinite amount of data and retrieve it with single-digit-millisecond performance at any scale. To get the most value out of this data, customers had Read more about New – Export Amazon DynamoDB Table Data to Your Data Lake in Amazon S3, No Code Writing Required[…]

Store and Access Time Series Data at Any Scale with Amazon Timestream – Now Generally Available

Time series are a very common data format that describes how things change over time. Some of the most common sources are industrial machines and IoT devices, IT infrastructure stacks (such as hardware, software, and networking components), and applications that share their results over time. Managing time series data efficiently is not easy because the Read more about Store and Access Time Series Data at Any Scale with Amazon Timestream – Now Generally Available[…]

New – Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra) is Now Generally Available

We introduced Amazon Managed Apache Cassandra Service (MCS) in preview at re:Invent last year. In the few months that passed, the service introduced many new features, and it is generally available today with a new name: Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra). Amazon Keyspaces is built on Apache Cassandra, and you can use it as a fully managed, Read more about New – Amazon Keyspaces (for Apache Cassandra) is Now Generally Available[…]

New for Amazon Aurora – Use Machine Learning Directly From Your Databases

Machine Learning allows you to get better insights from your data. But where is most of the structured data stored? In databases! Today, in order to use machine learning with data in a relational database, you need to develop a custom application to read the data from the database and then apply the machine learning Read more about New for Amazon Aurora – Use Machine Learning Directly From Your Databases[…]

Migration Complete – Amazon’s Consumer Business Just Turned off its Final Oracle Database

Over my 17 years at Amazon, I have seen that my colleagues on the engineering team are never content to leave good-enough alone. They routinely re-evaluate every internal system to make sure that it is as scalable, efficient, performant, and secure as possible. When they find an avenue for improvement, they will use what they Read more about Migration Complete – Amazon’s Consumer Business Just Turned off its Final Oracle Database[…]

NoSQL Workbench for Amazon DynamoDB – Available in Preview

I am always impressed by the flexibility of Amazon DynamoDB, providing our customers a fully-managed key-value and document database that can easily scale from a few requests per month to millions of requests per second. The DynamoDB team released so many great features recently, from on-demand capacity, to support for native ACID transactions. Here’s a Read more about NoSQL Workbench for Amazon DynamoDB – Available in Preview[…]