Choosing Your Path for AWS Migration

While working with our customers over the years, we’ve seen a variety of great reasons to migrate to AWS. It often starts with looking at new ways to support the increasing demands of their customers by extending their data center into AWS. Or, it could be the vision of building transformative solutions using building blocks like cognitive services for amazing customer experiences.

It all starts with a combination of understanding what your business wants to achieve and then having the people, processes, and platform knowledge to guide you along the path that is right for your organization.

As an AWS Advanced Consulting Partner, we have the resources to help you choose a path that is right for you and help you make it a reality. It starts with our Future-State Architecture Design Engagement where we work with you to understand your business priorities, initiatives, current challenges, and desired business outcomes.

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DB Best leverages your actual resource consumption report generated by DBMSys Platform as a foundation to build a detailed financial model outlining various paths you might take when moving workloads to AWS. Our Data Management Optimization service provides the data and reports to set you on the path that will help you achieve your business goals and control costs.

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Check out the sample of services that we provide to support your solutions once they are migrated to AWS.

Getting started on your migration to AWS

Please check out our getting started offers to help you migrate your applications and data to AWS.

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF Amazon Web Services

There are several ways that you can approach adapting your solutions to AWS. We like to think of these five stages to help customers onboard their solutions.

  • Backup and archival to Amazon S3 storage
  • Standup of Development and test environments using AWS EC2 and DevOps services
  • Website migrate to AWS PaaS solutions
  • Lift and shift of applications and databases to AWS
  • Platform migration and modernization to AWS

This video shows how we have helped customers deploy their solutions on AWS.

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DB Best Services to help you migrate to AWS

We offer a variety of services including lift and shift of websites to AWS, using storage for disaster recovery, and archival of data.

Here are some specific offerings that can help you migrate to AWS in smooth and cost-efficient manner.

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Check out our blog posts and datasheets to get a better understanding of our capabilities and expertise as the market leader in database and application migration to AWS.

Blog posts

Best practices for moving SQL Server to AWS: Amazon EC2 and RDS
July 26, 2018 Bill Ramos

Our customer Getty Images was looking for a way to increase the level of user satisfaction by improving the performance of their enormous database system. They wanted to leverage opera...

Deploying Windows IIS and SQL Server on AWS with CloudFormation
August 16, 2018 Bill Ramos

In order to modernize their existing applications, databases, and infrastructure, the Office of the President of the University of California (UCOP), approached DB Best with a desire t...

Save on Licensing Costs and Migrate Oracle to Amazon EC2
January 08, 2019 Bill Ramos

How can a world-leading multimedia content producer migrate Oracle to Amazon EC2 with minimal downtime while also reducing licensing costs? In this blog post, we discuss how we saved o...

Validating AWS EC2 SQL Server deployments using benchmark tools
November 16, 2018 Bill Ramos

As cloud computing becomes more and more popular and demanded among our customers, quite often we at DB Best need to answer the simple question: "How can I get the best value for runni...

DevOps and test automation: Docker saves the day!
August 06, 2019 Vitalii Pidhornyi

Recently, the DB Best team migrated a customer's database from Apache Cassandra to Amazon DynamoDB. As part of this project, we needed to run multiple tests to ensure perfect quality f...

Top AWS DMS and SCT blog posts
August 03, 2020 Andrei Ivanov

Last updated in August 2020 Sharing our technical experience with the readers, we've reached a pretty impressive audience on our blog. So, it was pretty easy to distinguish the most po...

Fast and error-free migration to the AWS cloud
June 06, 2017 Stanislav Andrenko

A major data processing company has been supporting on-premises system with an application that handles document flow from several local printers. They needed to leave their current da...

Using AWS Schema Conversion Tool to migrate Apache Cassandra to Amazon DynamoDB
February 19, 2019 Andrei Ivanov

Looking for greater flexibility, speed, and scale for your Apache Cassandra solutions? It's time to consider Amazon's DynamoDB as a great alternative. We would like to share our hands-...


Amazon Web Services Migration
November 17, 2016 Andrei Ivanov

DB Best Technologies is internationally known for comprehensive Data Management Services, database development and migration, and the creation of highly successful web and mobile syste...

Data Management for Amazon Web Services
November 08, 2016 Andrei Ivanov

DB Best Technologies is internationally known for comprehensive Data Management Services, database development and migration, and the creation of highly successful web and mobile syste...

Amazon DynamoDB Datasheet: Modernize your MongoDB and Cassandra Solutions
December 21, 2018 Andrei Ivanov

Looking for a greater flexibility, speed, and scale for your MongoDB and Apache Cassandra solutions? Discover how DB Best can take your data estate to a whole new level. Read our Amazo...

Smooth Sail Your Way to AWS
February 18, 2019 Andrei Ivanov

Considering a move to Amazon's cloud? Join countless DB Best customers who have trusted us with their data in their move to the cloud. See how we use Amazon Web Services, as well as ou...

Modernize Your Data Warehouse with Amazon Redshift
February 26, 2019 Andrei Ivanov

Is your data warehouse still on-premises and you're thinking of shifting to the Amazon cloud? Go with the team of engineers and developers that have helped shift countless customers to...

Modernize Your Relational Database Solutions with Amazon Aurora and Amazon RDS
February 26, 2019 Andrei Ivanov

You may feel frustrated with high licensing costs and lackluster performances of your relational databases? Do you have some security worries about your data environment? Still won...

White papers

Best Practices for Migrating Oracle Databases to AWS EC2 instances
December 01, 2018 Andrei Ivanov

AWS documentation highlights several different methods for migrating Oracle database data to AWS. In addition, AWS published a white paper titled Strategies for Migrating Oracle Databa...

Amazon Aurora Improves PostgreSQL Database Performance by 12 X
May 16, 2018 Andrei Ivanov

A leader for a customer-to-customer platform for selling and buying old stuff managed a 6-terabyte database using an early version of Amazon RDS PostgreSQL version 9.3. With the gainin...

Migrate from Oracle to Amazon Aurora with DB Best ebook
January 13, 2018 Andrei Ivanov

If your organization is heavily invested in a legacy Oracle database environment, you may be confronted with rising license renewal and support/maintenance costs for outdated technolog...

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