Among other services, Amazon also provides Aurora – a database service with a global presence that is compatible with MySQL and PostgreSQL at a mere tenth of the cost of traditional databases. True to AWS fashion, Amazon fully manages these databases helping to further reduce costs for the users and alleviate the need to dedicate resources towards maintenance. To prevent loss and damage, Aurora databases have nearly a 100% uptime with easy replication and a restoration of services in less than a minute. For newer users to AWS, immigrating data locally is incredibly easy.
With AWS databases, you don’t need to worry about database management tasks such as server provisioning, patching, configuration, or backups. AWS continuously monitors your clusters to keep your workloads running with self-healing storage and automated scaling, so that you can focus on application development.
Cloud computing is already gaining popularity and offers a degree of financial levity and reduced downtime from maintenance. The bigger tech companies present already recognize that potential and have established their own solutions for offer. This article aims to give some insight to the two biggest competitors as well as how the two compare to each other.
NoSQL (non SQL) databases are the current standard for modern web applications involving big data. It has proven adept in storage and retrieval of various data structure types, whether the data is structured or not. Lacking the requirements of predefined schema, applications with NoSQL develop faster, allow modifications in real-time, and require minimal overhead. With ease of scaling, multiple industries have found widespread use.
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AWS offers a wide range of analytics services for a variety of needs, all in one place, and you can use them to gain better insight for business improvement.
Learn how to migrate PostgreSQL AWS database instances like an expert. We had the need to migrate a Postgres AWS database from a Production to Staging EC2 yesterday, so we decided to write it up for posterity. Navigate out to the production instance via ssh. I will...