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Amazon Aurora

Amazon Aurora is a relational database engine from Amazon Web Services. The engine is MySQL-compatible, which means code, applications and drivers used in databases relying on MySQL can be used in Aurora with minimal or no changes.See More

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Amazon RDS

Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) is a fully-managed SQL database service. Amazon RDS offers an array of database engine choices to help with database management tasks such as migration, backup, recovery and patching.

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AWS, MongoDB database collision stirs open source tensions

AWS' DocumentDB managed database service takes aim at the popular MongoDB NoSQL database and stirs up controversy over the rules of engagement for ...

RDS on VMware extends AWS' hybrid strategy

RDS on premises expands the AWS and VMware relationship, but adoption will depend on the breadth of capabilities for the managed database service.

Weigh your AWS database options before a migration

A database migration can be quite messy. Determine your requirements and whether native Amazon services can meet them before you do a complete ...

DynamoDB pricing option makes it a go-to for serverless apps

DynamoDB had its drawbacks, but the addition of on-demand billing and ACID transactions makes it a solid database option for serverless applications.

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