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How to Get Started with AWS RDS Migration

Amazon Relational Database Service or AWS RDS Migration helps to reduce application downtime by recording database changes on the source database while the source continues to receive transactions from the application. Because the RDS Migration is capable of collecting and duplicating data in a variety of formats, it can reduce application downtime, even in complex situations. It supports multiple database engines, including commercial ones like SQL Server, Oracle, etc.

Here are the 4 easy steps to get started with AWS RDS migration:

  1. Start an instance of replication: The tasks that replicate data from an existing database to an Amazon RDS fully managed database are hosted on the replication instance.
  2. Develop a replication task with source and target endpoints: One endpoint should be set up for your source database and the other for the target database. A functional connection to both databases must have been established after testing both endpoints.
  3. Establish a replication task: A replication job is in charge of transferring data from a source database to a destination database. In your scenario, you are transferring data from an old database to your freshly established Amazon RDS database.
  4. Finish the migration and clear up the resources: As the source database is no longer in use, it can be discontinued. If the source database is on Amazon EC2, Amazon EC2, it can be terminated. If the source database is running somewhere else, terminate it using the required methods.

With AWS RDS, you can anticipate a lower total cost of ownership, higher uptime, more remarkable performance, and less expensive backups of your databases. The time and effort required to maintain a database up and running, synchronized with replicas, properly backed up, and monitored effectively makes AWS RDS popular among companies. To know more about AWS RDS migration, consult Princeton IT services.