For decades, traditional relational databases have been the primary choice for data storage and persistence. These database systems continue to rely on monolithic architectures and were not designed to take advantage of cloud infrastructure. These monolithic architectures present many challenges, particularly in areas such as cost, flexibility, and availability.
In 2016, Amazon Web Services Premier Partner, 2nd Watch, performed an analysis on the amount of AWS billing data that they had collected, and the number of payer accounts they had processed over the course of the previous year. The results of that analysis revealed that their single MS SQL server instance could no longer support the rapid pace at which the company continues to grow and on-board new clients.
Join AWS Premier Partner, 2nd Watch, for a live webinar on Migrating Microsoft SQL Server to Amazon Aurora on Monday, June 26 at 10am PST / 1pm EST and hear how they successfully migrated their Microsoft SQL Server to Amazon Aurora to help them meet customer demands and prepare for future growth.