Introduction to the AWS Database Migration Service

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The purpose of this lesson is to enable us to recognize and explain what the AWS Database Migration Service is and how the AWS Database Migration Service can be used to migrate data from one database to another. This lesson will also enable us to recognize and explain the AWS Database Schema Conversion Tool which can be used to migrate a database structure or schema.

Once we have a basic understanding of these two services and what they provide, we will learn to recognize and explain when to use the AWS Database Migration Service and to recognize common use cases where the AWS Database Migration Service may be applicable for database migrations. We will also learn to recognize and implement best practices when using the AWS Database Migration Service so we gain the most value from using the AWS Database Migration Service.

Suggested pre-requisites for this lesson:

A basic understanding of cloud computing.
https://cloudacademy.com/cloud-computing/what-is-cloud-computing-introductory-lesson/


A basic understanding of AWS relational database services.
https://cloudacademy.com/amazon-web-services/aws-database-fundamentals-aws-180-lesson/


To run the AWS Database Migration Service you will need an active AWS Account.

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