VMware Announces Amazon RDS On VMware

Amazon Web Services and VMware have tied-up to provide - Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on VMware, publicly announced by both at VMworld 2018 meet, Las Vegas.

Amazon Web Services and VMware have tied-up to provide - Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on VMware, publicly announced by both at VMworld 2018 meet, Las Vegas.
 
Amazon RDS on VMware solution is aimed to make it easy for consumers to manage and scale databases in VMware-based data centers and hybrid environments, and to migrate them to AWS. This service will conduct databases from ground to cloud, allowing access to AWS over a single and easy to use interface.
 
"Amazon RDS on VMware automates database management regardless of where the database is deployed, freeing up customers to focus on developing and tuning their applications." VMware posted in the news release.
 
The solution will provide automation in various services like for provisioning, patching, back-up, restoring, scaling, instance health monitoring and failover.
 
Clients can use the solution to capacitate:
  • high-availability hybrid deployments at a lower price.
  • database disaster recovery to AWS.
  • read replica bursting to Amazon RDS.
  • long-term database archival.
 
"With this offering from AWS and VMware, end users and database administrators alike now have access to a cloud-like database management experience, in whatever environment they choose to run – private or public cloud." said Pat Gelsinger, Chief Executive Officer, VMware.
The solution supports Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, and MariaDB databases and will be available in coming months.
 
 
Source: VMware
 
To know more about Amazon RDS on VMware you can visit the official news release here.
 
Many other announcements of upcoming projects and technology previews were also made by VMware at VMworld 2018.
 
Project Dimension: Project Dimension combines VMware Cloud Foundation with VMware Cloud to provide an SDDC infrastructure, this will simplify operational complexity to a great extent.
 
Project Magna: a self-driven data center set-upon machine learning. "Project Magna can learn and understand application behavior to the point that it can model, test, and then reconfigure the network to a make it more optimal to improve performance." VMware wrote in news release.
 
Virtualization on the 64-bit ARM for Edge: Being developed for IoT applications, and was demonstrated running on a windmill farm.
 
Project Concord: An open source project, highly scalable and trust infrastructure for digital consensus and smart contracts.
 
To get more details on technology previews and demonstrations at the General Session in VMworld 2018 you can visit here.
 
Or you can watch the General Sessions recap here.
 
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