Using DMS to Migrate MySQL to Amazon Aurora

1 hour
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

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.

Learning Objectives

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.

Additional Resources

In this lab, you wil be stepping into the shoes of a cloud engineer looking to migrate a database from MySQL to an Amazon Aurora cluster.

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