Tag: AWS RDS

10+ Reasons why AWS RDS is not an option for Oracle Database High Availability

Introduction AWS Relational Database Service (RDS) provides a managed service for several database engines, including Oracle. It offers automation for administration tasks like provisioning, patching, and backup. Hence, it is often compared to Oracle Autonomous Database on Shared Exadata Infrastructure. However, the differences are tremendous, especially (and not only) regarding database high availability. This is…

AWS RDS for Oracle to Autonomous Database using Zero Downtime Migration

Introduction Zero Downtime Migration (ZDM) provides great automation capabilities to migrate your Oracle Database to Oracle Cloud. After supporting Linux-based platforms, the new version 21.2 also supports cross-platform and even cross-cloud migrations. With this enhancement, now it’s possible to migrate an AWS RDS for Oracle to Oracle Autonomous Database using the offline logical migration method…