AWS Databases

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17 New AWS Services Announced by Adam Selipsky at reInvent 2022

Today marked the first general session day of the 2022 AWS reInvent conference in Las Vegas. Karl Robinson live streamed the keynote and prepared this list of new service announcements.

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AWS Best Practices for Edtech Companies

AWS Best Practices for EdTech Companies

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EdTech apps on AWS need high availability and performance, and must be secure and scalable. Marc describes how to achieve this in a cost-effective way.

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AWS Services Glossary

AWS Glossary: Acronym & Terminology Cheat Sheet

Our knowledgeable Lead AWS Cloud Engineer explains the AWS terms you’re likely to need to explain to your leadership team. Smartly grouped by Storage, Messaging, Database Services, Networking and, well, Other Bits.

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AWS DynamoDB Pricing: 13 Tips to Reduce Costs

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In this post, Karl Robinson introduces the technical elements of Amazon DynamoDB, and how to calculate DynamoDB Pricing. He also shares 13 invaluable tips on configuration to keep your Amazon […]

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Relational Database Service

AWS RDS Pricing & Cost Optimization Explained

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E.F. Codd introduced the concept of relational databases (RDS) in the 1970s, the basis for which was Structured Query Language (SQL). Thanks to Codd, we no longer have to deal […]

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AWS DynamoDB vs MongoDB: A NoSQL Comparison

In this post we explore two giants of the NoSQL Database world: DynamoDB from Amazon Web Services (AWS) and MongoDB.   We’ll start by taking a look at what NoSQL actually […]

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What is AWS Database Migration Service?

AWS Database Migration Service is a simple and cost effective way to migrate live, petabyte scale databases both into and out of the AWS Cloud with virtually no downtime. Those databases could be hosted on premise, already in the AWS cloud, or in another cloud.

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What is Amazon Redshift?

Amazon Redshift is a Data Warehouse in the Cloud. Amazon Redshift is the AWS Data Warehousing solution enabling business intelligence in the AWS cloud.  Redshift enables customers to query petabytes […]

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Managed Cassandra

Why Should you Care About Amazon Keyspaces (Managed Apache Cassandra Service)?

**Updated 24th April 2020 when Amazon Managed Apache Cassandra Service went GA as Amazon Keyspaces** Last week at re:Invent 2019, AWS CEO Andy Jassy announced the launch of the preview for the […]

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