AWS Migration Services

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AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) Overview

AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) helps you migrate databases to AWS easily and securely. The source database remains fully operational during the migration, minimizing downtime to applications. DMS can migrate your data to and from most widely used commercial and open-source databases.

Database Migration Service (DMS) support following use case types:

  1. Homogenous migrations such as Oracle to Oracle

  2. Heterogeneous migrations such as Oracle to Amazon Aurora or Microsoft SQL Server to MySQL.

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VM Import/Export Overview

VM Import/Export enables you to easily import virtual machine images from your existing environment to Amazon EC2 instances and export them back to your on-premises environment.


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Overview of Amazon Snowball, Amazon Snowball Edge and Amazon Snowmobile

Snowball is a transport solution in AWS for petabyte-scale data. Snowball uses secure appliances that will be delivered and later collected back, to transfer large amounts of data into and out of the AWS cloud. Transferring data with Snowball is secure, and costs much less compared to high-speed Internet. Snowball uses multiple layers of security designed to protect your data including tamper-resistant enclosures, 256-bit encryption, and an industry-standard Trusted Platform Module (TPM) designed to ensure both security and full chain-of-custody of your data.