Relational databases are a cornerstone of the enterprise IT landscape, powering business-critical...
Relational databases are a cornerstone of the enterprise IT landscape, powering business-critical applications of many kinds. Though they have been around for a while, current commercial relational databases have lagged behind in innovation. Amazon Aurora, a managed database service built for the cloud, is intended to change that. It targets the high-performance needs of business-critical applications with an emphasis on cost-effectiveness. In this session, we will look into how Aurora fits the needs of applications built and bought by enterprises to power their business. You will learn about the overall architecture, capabilities, and cost-effectiveness of Aurora, comparing it to current commercial database offerings. We will explore best practices for enterprises adopting Aurora for existing and new workloads, as well as strategies, tools, and techniques for migrating existing databases to Aurora. You will also hear from Expedia, one of world’s leading travel companies on how they are using Amazon Aurora to power application with high performance database needs.