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DBAs, the Cloud, & the Future

Some think that cloud providers are taking over the role of the DBA. However, the industry is seeing a concurrent evolution, not reduction, in the DBA’s role.

Srinivasa Krishna | June 29, 2020

SQL Server to Cloud: AWS RDS or EC2

If you want to move to the cloud, you’re probably looking for the fastest and most successful way to get there. Let’s compare a SQL Server migration to AWS Cloud.

Jeff Duncan | April 21, 2020

Read Replicas for MySQL and Maria DB on AWS RDS

Read Replicas may or may not get stored in the same region as the source DB instance in AWS. Read Replicas are supported by several database engines.

Srinivasa Krishna | March 17, 2020

SQL Server on AWS: You Had Questions, Jeff Has Answers!

SQL Server & AWS expert Jeff Duncan follows up from his PASS webinar with attendee questions.

Jeff Duncan | March 11, 2020

AWS IAM to Authenticate Against RDS Instances & Aurora Clusters

Authenticate your RDS instance or Aurora cluster without a password using AWS IAM. It works for PostgreSQL and MySQL databases on RDS.

Shailesh Rangani | February 26, 2020

Analyzing PostgreSQL RDS Workload with pgbadger

New blog post lays out the steps to help you analyze your PostgreSQL RDS workload with pgbadger.

Shailesh Rangani | January 29, 2020

5 Pros and 5 Cons of the Lift and Shift Cloud Migration Model

It is important to understand the advantages and disadvantages of the lift and shift cloud database migration model as it pertains to your organization.

Pavan Konduru | January 28, 2020

6 Reasons Amazon Redshift Shines for Data Warehouse Clusters

In this blog, find out why Amazon Redshift is among the best solutions to consider for cost-effectively creating a cloud-based data warehouse.

Siva Thangavelu | January 13, 2020

AWS re:Invent 2019 Database Recap

There were new announcements at AWS re: Invent this year. This post talks about what’s new in the database world.

Siva Thangavelu | December 20, 2019