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Getting started with MySQL on Amazon RDS
Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on June 21, 2019

I’ve recently started to explore MySQL as a potential backend option for my custom web application pet project. Earlier, I’ve already wrote an article about installing AMP stack on Ubuntu Server, and as a logical next step I decided to explore PaaS option which allows you to get MySQL as a service from Amazon as potentially better option for large scale projects or for those who focusing on building “serverless” architectures on AWS platform. In this little article I will cover basics of Amazon RDS MySQL offering and explain how to create your first MySQL instance and connect to it.

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AWS DataSync Overview
Posted by Mikhail Rodionov on April 23, 2019

In this blog post I’m going to talk about AWS DataSync – tool which was introduced by Amazon at re:Invent 2018 to simplify moving your data between on-premises and AWS cloud. Core reason to introduce this tool was the fact that increased move to the cloud of critical workloads drove the need for move of increasingly large datasets into the cloud along with these workloads. AWS DataSync focuses on online data transfer scenarios which include such use cases as migration of active application datarecurring transfers for data processing, and disaster recovery.

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