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Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL Serverless – Now Generally Available

The database is usually the most critical part of a software architecture and managing databases, especially relational ones, has never been easy. For this reason, we created Amazon Aurora Serverless, an auto-scaling version of Amazon…
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New – Data API for Amazon Aurora Serverless

If you have ever written code that accesses a relational database, you know the drill. You open a connection, use it to process one or more SQL queries or other statements, and then close the connection. You probably used a client library…
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New – Parallel Query for Amazon Aurora

Amazon Aurora is a relational database that was designed to take full advantage of the abundance of networking, processing, and storage resources available in the cloud. While maintaining compatibility with MySQL and PostgreSQL on the user-visible…
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Aurora Serverless MySQL Generally Available

You may have heard of Amazon Aurora, a custom built MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible database born and built in the cloud. You may have also heard of serverless, which allows you to build and run applications and services without thinking…
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Amazon Aurora Backtrack – Turn Back Time

We’ve all been there! You need to make a quick, seemingly simple fix to an important production database. You compose the query, give it a once-over, and let it run. Seconds later you realize that you forgot the WHERE clause, dropped the…
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Amazon Relational Database Service – Looking Back at 2017

Amazon Web Services is Hiring. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic, growing business unit within Amazon.com. We are currently hiring Software Development Engineers, Product Managers, Account Managers, Solutions Architects, Support Engineers,…
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New AWS Auto Scaling – Unified Scaling For Your Cloud Applications

I’ve been talking about scalability for servers and other cloud resources for a very long time! Back in 2006, I wrote “This is the new world of scalable, on-demand web services. Pay for what you need and use, and not a byte more.”…
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In The Works – Amazon Aurora Serverless

You may already know about Amazon Aurora. Available in editions that are either MySQL-compatible or PostgreSQL-compatible, Aurora is fully-managed and automatically scales to up to 64 TB of database storage. When you create an Aurora Database…
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Just in Case You Missed It: Catching Up on Some Recent AWS Launches

So many launches and cloud innovations, that you simply may not believe.  In order to catch up on some service launches and features, this post will be a round-up of some cool releases that happened this summer and through the end of September.The…
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Amazon Aurora Fast Database Cloning

by Randall Hunt | on 30 AUG 2017 | in Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS | Permalink | |  ShareToday, I want to quickly show off a feature of Amazon Aurora that I find incredibly useful: Fast Database Cloning. By taking advantage of Aurora’s…