Sadequl Hussain is an information technologist, trainer, and guest blogger for Machine Data Almanac. He comes from a strong database background and has 20 years experience in development, infrastructure engineering, database management, training, and technical authoring. He loves working with cloud technologies and anything related to databases and big data. When he is not blogging or making training videos, he can be found spending time with his young family.
In a previous blog post, we talked about Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS). RDS is one of the most popular cloud-based database services today and extensively used by Amazon Web Services (AWS) customers for its ease of use, cost-effectiveness and simple administration. Although as a managed service, RDS doesn’t require database administrators (DBAs) to do many of the day-to-day tasks, it still needs to be [...]
AWS Data Warehouse and Analytics Services In this final article of our three-part blog series, we will introduce you to two popular data services from Amazon Web Services (AWS): Redshift and Elastic Map Reduce (EMR). These services are ideal for AWS customers to store large volumes of structured, semi-structured or unstructured data and query them quickly. Amazon Redshift Amazon Redshift is a fully-managed data [...]
AWS Database Services In a previous article of this series, we introduced Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier, both suitable for storing unstructured or semi-structured data in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. In most cases, organizations have different types of databases powering their applications. AWS offers a number of robust, scalable and secured database services which makes them an ideal substitute for [...]