DAT302: Best Practices for Migrating from Commercial Database Engines to Amazon Aurora or PostgreSQL
Greg Khairallah - Business Development Manager, Amazon Web Services & John Winford - Sr. Technical Program Manager, Amazon Web Services & Aaron Carreras - Senior Director, FINRA
You can significantly reduce database licensing and operational costs by migrating from commercial database engines to Amazon Aurora or Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL. In addition to cost reduction you also gain flexibility and operational efficiency by avoiding the frustrating usage constraints that the commercial databases licenses come with. Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL are fully managed database services so you no longer need to worry about complex database management tasks. You can launch a single database instance or thousands of them in just a few minutes, and pay only for what you use. In this session we will dive deep into how AWS Database Migration Service and AWS Schema Conversion Tool help you migrate your commercial databases like Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server to Amazon Aurora or Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL easily and securely with minimal downtime.