On 10th April 2017, Amazon Web Services has made a huge announcement about the enhancement in its Data Migration Service (DMS). The company is now expanding its DMS functionality to support the migration of NoSQL databases. With the help of DMS, users can now take their databases from NoSQL MongoDB databases to AWS DynamoDB managed NoSQL service.
MongoDB databases are now supported as a migration source, and Amazon DynamoDB databases are supported as a migration target, according to the blog post. Now users can migrate any supported AWS DMS including Amazon Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle Database, SAP ASE and Microsoft SQL Server to Amazon Dynamo.
On 30th December 2016, AWS chief executive Andy Jassy tweeted that database migration service( DMS) is gaining popularity and 2000 customers have come on board with DMS since the commencement of aws:reinvent 2016. Along with that, 16000 total number of migration happened in 2016.
DMS will help in migrating relational databases, NoSQL databases, and data warehouses to AWS. For more information read the documentation, MongoDB as a migration source and Amazon DynamoDB as a migration target.