Amazon Relational Database Service
User Guide (API Version 2014-10-31)

Migrating Data to an Amazon Aurora MySQL DB Cluster

You have several options for migrating data from your existing database to an Amazon Aurora MySQL DB cluster. Your migration options also depend on the database that you are migrating from and the size of the data that you are migrating. The following table describes your options.

Migrating From Solution

An RDS MySQL DB instance

A MySQL database external to Amazon RDS

If your database supports the InnoDB or MyISAM tablespaces, you have these options for migrating your data to an Amazon Aurora MySQL DB cluster:

A database that is not MySQL-compatible

You can use AWS Database Migration Service (AWS DMS) to migrate data from a database that is not MySQL-compatible. For more information on AWS DMS, see What Is AWS Database Migration Service?

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