Document history - AWS Database Migration Service

Document history

The following table describes the important changes to the AWS Database Migration Service user guide documentation after January 2018.

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ChangeDescriptionDate

Support VPC source and target endpoints

AWS DMS now supports virtual private cloud (VPC) endpoints as sources and targets. AWS DMS can now connect to any AWS service with VPC endpoints when explicitly defined routes to the services are defined in their AWS DMS VPC.

June 30, 2022

Support SQL Server read replica as a source

AWS DMS now supports SQL Server read replica as a source. Using AWS DMS, you can now perform live migrations from SQL Server read replica to any AWS DMS supported target.

June 30, 2022

Support IBM Db2 z/OS databases as a source for full load only

AWS DMS now supports IBM Db2 z/OS databases as a source. Using AWS DMS, you can now perform live migrations from Db2 mainframes to any AWS DMS supported target.

June 30, 2022

Support EventBridge DMS events

AWS DMS supports managing event subscriptions using EventBridge for DMS events.

June 30, 2022

Support Babelfish as a target

AWS DMS now supports Babelfish as a target. Using AWS DMS, you can now migrate live data from any AWS DMS supported source to a Babelfish, with minimal downtime.

June 30, 2022

Support Aurora Serverless v2 as a target

AWS DMS now supports Aurora Serverless v2 as a target. Using AWS DMS, you can now perform live migrations to Aurora Serverless v2.

June 30, 2022

AWS DMS Studio

AWS DMS Studio makes it easy to manage database migrations from start to finish. Using AWS DMS Studio, you can accelerate your database migrations by providing an integrated experience through assessment, conversion, and data migration.

December 1, 2021

Getting Started Tutorial

An update for the Getting Started Tutorial for AWS DMS. The tutorial uses a MySQL database as a source and a PostgreSQL database as a target.

May 20, 2021

Support for Amazon Neptune as a target

Added support for Amazon Neptune as a target for data migration.

June 1, 2020

Support for Apache Kafka as a target

Added support for Apache Kafka as a target for data migration.

March 20, 2020

Updated security content

Updated and standardized security content as a response to customer requests.

December 20, 2019

Migrating with AWS Snowball Edge

Added support for using AWS Snowball Edge to migrate large databases.

January 24, 2019

Support for Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) as a target

Added support for Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) as a target for data migration.

January 9, 2019

Support for Amazon OpenSearch Service and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams as targets

Added support for OpenSearch Service and Kinesis Data Streams as targets for data migration.

November 15, 2018

CDC native start support

Added support for native start points when using change data capture (CDC).

June 28, 2018

R4 support

Added support for R4 replication instance classes.

May 10, 2018

Db2 LUW support

Added support for IBM Db2 LUW as a source for data migration.

April 26, 2018

Task log support

Added support for seeing task log usage and purging task logs.

February 8, 2018

SQL Server as target support

Added support for Amazon RDS for Microsoft SQL Server as a source.

February 6, 2018

Earlier updates

The following table describes the important changes to the AWS Database Migration Service user guide documentation before January 2018.

Change Description Date changed

New feature

Added support for using AWS DMS with AWS Snowball to migrate large databases. For more information, see Migrating large data stores using AWS Database Migration Service and AWS Snowball Edge.

November 17, 2017

New feature

Added support for task assessment report and data validation. For more information about the task assessment report, see Enabling and working with premigration assessments for a task. For more information about data validation, see Data validation task settings.

November 17, 2017

New feature

Added support for AWS CloudFormation templates. For more information, see AWS DMS support for AWS CloudFormation.

July 11, 2017

New feature

Added support for using Amazon Dynamo as a target. For more information, see Using an Amazon DynamoDB database as a target for AWS Database Migration Service.

April 10, 2017

New feature

Added support for using MongoDB as a source. For more information, see Using MongoDB as a source for AWS DMS.

April 10, 2017

New feature

Added support for using Amazon S3 as a target. For more information, see Using Amazon S3 as a target for AWS Database Migration Service.

March 27, 2017

New feature

Adds support for reloading database tables during a migration task. For more information, see Reloading tables during a task.

March 7, 2017

New feature

Added support for events and event subscriptions. For more information, see Working with Amazon SNS events and notifications in AWS Database Migration Service.

January 26, 2017

New feature

Added support for SSL endpoints for Oracle. For more information, see SSL support for an Oracle endpoint.

December 5, 2016

New feature

Added support for using change data capture (CDC) with an Amazon RDS PostgreSQL DB instance. For more information, see Working with AWS-managed PostgreSQL databases as DMS sources.

September 14, 2016

New Region support

Added support for the Asia Pacific (Mumbai), Asia Pacific (Seoul), and South America (São Paulo) regions. For a list of supported AWS Regions, see What is AWS Database Migration Service?.

August 3, 2016

New feature

Added support for ongoing replication. For more information, see Ongoing replication.

July 13, 2016

New feature

Added support for secured connections using SSL. For more information, see Using SSL with AWS Database Migration Service.

July 13, 2016

New feature

Added support for SAP Adaptive Server Enterprise (ASE) as a source or target endpoint. For more information, see Using an SAP ASE database as a source for AWS DMS and Using a SAP ASE database as a target for AWS Database Migration Service.

July 13, 2016

New feature

Added support for filters to move a subset of rows from the source database to the target database. For more information, see Using source filters.

May 2, 2016

New feature

Added support for Amazon Redshift as a target endpoint. For more information, see Using an Amazon Redshift database as a target for AWS Database Migration Service.

May 2, 2016

General availability

Initial release of AWS Database Migration Service.

March 14, 2016

Public preview release

Released the preview documentation for AWS Database Migration Service.

January 21, 2016