In this lab, we will be migrating a MySQL database to an Aurora database using the Database Migration Service (DMS). We will create the necessary databases, set up the proper source and target for DMS, and then run a transfer task between the databases. This is an important and powerful tool for someone looking to migrate databases to or within AWS.
Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:
- Create MySQL and Aurora Database
In the RDS section of the console, create both a MySQL database and an Aurora cluster.
- Set Up Source and Target for DMS
in the DMS section of the console, you need to set your source and targets for the DMS transfer.
- Configure and Run Transfer Task
Set up the transfer task and have the task run successfully.