Importing data into Oracle on Amazon RDS - Amazon Relational Database Service
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Importing data into Oracle on Amazon RDS

How you import data into an Amazon RDS for Oracle DB instance depends on the following:

  • The amount of data you have

  • The number of database objects in your database

  • The variety of database objects in your database

For example, you can use the following tools, depending on your requirements:


Before you use the preceding migration techniques, we recommend that you back up your database. After you import the data, you can back up your RDS for Oracle DB instances by creating snapshots. Later, you can restore the snapshots. For more information, see Backing up, restoring, and exporting data.

For many database engines, ongoing replication can continue until you are ready to switch over to the target database. You can use Amazon DMS to migrate to RDS for Oracle from either the same database engine or a different engine. If you migrate from a different database engine, you can use the Amazon Schema Conversion Tool to migrate schema objects that Amazon DMS doesn't migrate.