Monitoring, Securing and Protecting SQL Servers in Amazon RDS

HexaTier sponsored on-demand webinar

Webcast Abstract

So you are thinking about putting your SQL Server databases in the cloud. Your company is considering Amazon's cloud or have already signed up with Amazon. Now they want you to move your SQL Server instances to AWS Relational Database Service (RDS). As a seasoned professional, you know it better than anyone: you want to know what benefits it offers, what challenges you will face and above all, what measures there are to protect your data.

In this live webcast, we will talk about opportunities and challenges of migrating on-premises SQL Server database instances to RDS. You will see how you can monitor your cloud-hosted SQL Servers and whatís involved in securing your database infrastructure. Whether you are thinking about moving to RDS or you are already managing a fleet of cloud-hosted databases, this session will be an invaluable source of information for improving your RDS deployment.

Attendees will gain an understanding on the following topics:

Moving on-premises SQL Servers to Amazon RDS: What you need to know

  • Limited access to SQL Server features and common tools
  • Changes to common DBA tasks
  • Possible use cases

Monitoring RDS SQL Server instances

  • AWS Simple Notification Services
  • AWS CloudWatch
  • Creating Alarms and Notifications
  • How to capture SQL Server Error Logs
  • RDS Event Notifications

Securing your RDS instances

  • Use of IAM Users, Groups and Roles
  • Use of VPCs and Subnets

Protecting your RDS instance data

  • Backup and recovery
  • RDS instance snapshot

Donít miss this demo centric session and also see how you can take your SQL Server security to the next level in the cloud with a solution from GreenSQL.

Speaker - Sadequl Hussain and David Maman

Sadequl Hussain has been working with SQL Server since version 6.5 and his life as a DBA has seen him managing mission critical systems.

David Maman is a recognized international expert in computer security -- advising companies on threat management, real-time network protection, advanced network design, and security architecture.

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