One of the most common support tickets we get at Percona is the infamous “database is running slower” ticket. While this can be caused by a multitude of factors, it is more often than not caused by a bad query. While everyone always hopes to recover through some quick config tuning, the real fix […]Read more
The other day on a call, a client asked me an interesting question. We were discussing some testing they were doing in Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). The question came up “since RDS is managed, how can I prove to my security team that the data is actually encrypted?” We’ve all read whitepapers and […]Read more
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 […]
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 […]Read more
In an earlier post, I discussed the Shared Responsibility Model in the cloud and how it relates to databases. With either IaaS or DBaaS deployments, much of the operational and security burden is shifted away from the DBA to the cloud provider. I also noted that regardless of the deployment method, there is always […]Read more