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Migrating from DynamoDB into MongoDB

migrating from DynamoDB to MongoDB

Say you need to move from DynamoDB to MongoDB; what options do you have? Unfortunately, at the time of this writing, there are no available tools to do this easily.
In this post, we will explore the available options and discuss some of the potential issues and solutions.
Deciding on the Approach
A tutorial on the AWS […]

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Backup and Restore in Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

Backup and Restore in Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

Database backups are a fundamental requirement in almost every implementation, no matter the size of the company or the nature of the application. Taking a backup should be a simple task that can be automated to ensure it’s done consistently and on schedule. Percona has an enterprise-grade backup tool, Percona XtraBackup, that can be […]

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Real-Time Replication From DynamoDB to MongoDB

Replication From DynamoDB to MongoDB

Recently I’ve been faced with an interesting challenge. How can I replicate data, in real-time, from DynamoDB to MongoDB?
Why would I need real-time replication like that? For example:

Running on MongoDB different queries relying on different indexes
Having on MongoDB more fields or converted fields (you can do it during the replication) so you can use […]

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Introduction to Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

Percona Kubernetes Operator for Percona XtraDB Cluster

As a Solutions Engineer at Percona, one of my responsibilities is to support our customers as they investigate new and emerging technologies. This affords me the opportunity to speak to many current and new customers who partner with Percona.
The topic of Kubernetes is becoming more popular as companies are investigating and adopting this technology. […]

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What’s the Best Way to Enable (And Test) Encryption at Rest in RDS?

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 […]

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