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How Korean Air succeeded in managing the vaccine cold chain with Amazon Managed Blockchain

After the development of the COVID-19 vaccine, Korean Air began transporting vaccines in February, 2021. In the process, Korean Air realized the need to provide more accurate information between related stakeholders in a more reliable way and turned to blockchain technology. Korean Air confirmed that blockchain is suitable for improving traceability, transparency, and accuracy of […]

Venmo’s process of migrating to Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility)

This is a guest post authored by Kushal Shah, Member of Technical Staff 2, Database Engineer at PayPal Inc., and Puneeth Melavoy, Senior Software Engineer at Venmo. The content and opinions in this post are those of the third-party author. Venmo was founded on the principles of breaking down the intimidating barriers around financial transactions […]

Migrate SSIS packages from Amazon S3 to Amazon RDS for SQL Server using the AWS CLI and PowerShell scripts

In this post, we explain how you can use the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI) and PowerShell scripts to migrate SSIS project (.ispac) files in an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket to an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for SQL Server database. Microsoft SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) is a component […]

Validate database objects after migrating from SAP ASE to Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL or Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

As part of this blog series, we previously covered database object validation for migrations from SAP ASE (previously known as Sybase ASE) as source to target databases like Amazon Relational Database Service(Amazon RDS) for SQL Server, Amazon RDS for MySQL, Amazon RDS for MariaDB, or Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition. In the final post of this […]

Simplify managing access to Amazon ElastiCache for Redis clusters with IAM

Amazon ElastiCache for Redis is a fully managed, Redis-compatible, in-memory caching service that provides microsecond speed to support real-time applications. ElastiCache for Redis combines the speed, simplicity, and versatility of open-source Redis with the reliability, scalability, manageability, and security from AWS to power the most demanding real-time applications in media and entertainment, financial services, ecommerce, AdTech, […]

Load RDF data into Amazon Neptune with AWS Glue

In this post, we present a design for a common technical requirement: ingest data from multiple sources to a target Resource Description Framework (RDF) graph database. Our target is Amazon Neptune, a managed graph database service. RDF is one of two graph models supported by Neptune. The other is Labeled Property Graph (LPG). Each graph […]

Optimize the storage costs of your workloads with Amazon DynamoDB Standard-IA table class

You can use Amazon DynamoDB to build internet-scale applications that support user-content metadata and caches that require high concurrency and connections for millions of users and millions of requests per second using the default DynamoDB Standard table class. For example, Amazon.com uses DynamoDB to deliver consistently low latency for mission critical and extreme-scale events such […]

Security best practices for Amazon RDS for MySQL and MariaDB instances

At AWS, cloud security is the highest priority. The implementation of security and compliance is a shared responsibility. While AWS is responsible for the security of the cloud, it provides multiple features to help you manage the security of your databases in the cloud. For example, you can integrate services like AWS Identity and Access […]

Introducing token-based access to Ethereum node APIs on Amazon Managed Blockchain

On October 22, 2022, Amazon Managed Blockchain for Ethereum launched an alternative way for interoperable access to Ethereum nodes JSON-RPC APIs for HTTPs and secure WebSockets using token-based access. In this post we demonstrate how to deploy an Ethereum node and access its JSON-RPC APIs using an accessor token. Managed Blockchain is a fully managed […]

Increase write throughput on Amazon RDS for MariaDB using the MyRocks storage engine

In 2022, Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for MariaDB introduced several new features to enhance the performance, scalability, reliability, and manageability of your workloads, including the MyRocks storage engine, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) integration, delayed replication, and multi-major upgrades. Open-source database engines like MySQL and MariaDB implement a pluggable storage engine architecture. […]