Author - Mike Benshoof

Top Considerations When Moving from On-Premise to AWS (Part Two)

moving from on-premise to AWS 2

As discussed in part one, this series is meant to go over some of the biggest differences you will likely encounter when moving from on-premise to the cloud.  In this portion, I’ll look at the architectural and operational differences that are commonly seen.
Operational and Architectural Differences
One of the most common issues I see revolves […]

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Top Considerations When Moving from On-Premise to AWS (Part One)

moving from on-premise to AWS 1

One of the most common questions I get as a Technical Account Manager (TAM) from clients considering a migration from their current on-premise data center to AWS is “what are the biggest differences I will need to address?”  In an earlier post MySQL to the Cloud! Thoughts on Migrating Away from On-Premise I discussed […]

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The Shared Responsibility Model of Security in the Cloud

security in the cloud

When we think about the cloud, often we consider many of the benefits: scalability, elasticity, agility, and flexible pricing.  As great as these features are, security also remains a business-critical concern. In an on-premise environment, every aspect of security is owned by you.  Looking at the database layer specifically, these include (but are not […]

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Why Database Schema Optimization Matters

Schema Optimization

If you have been around MySQL for any length of time, you are probably aware that choosing the correct data types and optimizing your schema are actually important tasks.  A few years back at Percona Live 2016, I gave an introductory talk on schema review and optimization. Here’s the video:
 
I was thinking about that […]

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