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Using DMS to Migrate a Database for Cost Optimization

Hands-On Lab


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One of the most important aspects of any migration of data to the cloud is cost optimization. Luckily, AWS has made this relatively simple thanks to the Database Migration Service. In this hands-on lab, we are going to use the Database Migrations Service (DMS) to migrate a database from an EC2 server to RDS in order to gain the cost savings of running your database on an RDS instance versus an EC2 instance and also getting the full benefit of AWS's hosted architecture.

What are Hands-On Labs?

Hands-On Labs are scenario-based learning environments where learners can practice without consequences. Don't compromise a system or waste money on expensive downloads. Practice real-world skills without the real-world risk, no assembly required.