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"I like that I can focus on the logic and I don't have to worry about the administration stuff. AWS handles that for me.""As the solution is on the cloud, we don't have to worry about the maintenance of software.""I am very impressed by the scalability of AWS Database Migration Service."

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"Data catalog and triggers are the two best features for me. AWS Glue has its own data catalog, which makes it great and really easy to use. Triggers are also really good for scheduling the ETL process.""Its user interface is quite good. You just need to choose some options to create a job in AWS Glue. The code-generation feature is also useful. If you don't want to customize it and simply want to read a file and store the data in the database, it can generate the code for you."

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"Support could be more expedient. Right now I am waiting on support for an extension.""It would be helpful if the bandwidth could be independent of the network or if we could have a dedicated bandwidth for this product."

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"The start-up time is really high right now. For instance, when you start up a new job, you have to wait for five or eight minutes before it starts. If the start-up time is reduced to one or two minutes, it will be great. It will be better to have a direct linkage to Redshift in AWS. If we can use data catalogs from Redshift, it will be so easy to create some data catalogs. Currently, we can only use data catalogs from S3.""Currently, it supports only two languages in the background: Python and Scala. From our customization point of view, it would be helpful if it can also support Java in the background."

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"The pricing can be better and it should be more competitive."

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"The pricing is a bit higher than other solutions like Athena and EC2. If the pricing becomes more scaled or flexible, it will be good because you have to pay 44 cents just for one DPU for an hour. If you increase DPUs to 5 or 10, the pricing gets multiplied. There are also some time limits like 0 to 10 minutes or 10 to 20 minutes. If the pricing is according to the minutes, it would be better because you have to limit your job to 10 minutes or 20 minutes.""It is not expensive. AWS Glue works on the serverless architecture. We get charged for the time the server is up. For our use case, we have to use it once in a day, and it is not expensive for us."

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Top Answer: I am very impressed by the scalability of AWS Database Migration Service.
Top Answer: It is a very expensive program and you pay a license fee based on the amount of users you have. And besides the license fees, there are additional costs for migration.
Top Answer: The pricing can be better and it should be more competitive, so I would like to see an improvement there.
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AWS Database Migration Service helps you migrate databases to AWS quickly and securely. The source database remains fully operational during the migration, minimizing downtime to applications that rely on the database. The AWS Database Migration Service can migrate your data to and from most widely used commercial and open-source databases.

AWS Glue is a fully managed extract, transform, and load (ETL) service that makes it easy for customers to prepare and load their data for analytics. You can create and run an ETL job with a few clicks in the AWS Management Console. You simply point AWS Glue to your data stored on AWS, and AWS Glue discovers your data and stores the associated metadata (e.g. table definition and schema) in the AWS Glue Data Catalog. Once cataloged, your data is immediately searchable, queryable, and available for ETL.

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AWS Database Migration Service is ranked 6th in Cloud Data Integration with 3 reviews while AWS Glue is ranked 9th in Cloud Data Integration with 2 reviews. AWS Database Migration Service is rated 7.6, while AWS Glue is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of AWS Database Migration Service writes "Excellent migration services that are easy to scale". On the other hand, the top reviewer of AWS Glue writes "It can generate the code and has a good user interface, but it lacks Java support". AWS Database Migration Service is most compared with Oracle GoldenGate, Qlik Replicate, Oracle GoldenGate Cloud Service, SSIS and Talend Open Studio, whereas AWS Glue is most compared with Talend Open Studio, Informatica PowerCenter, SSIS, IBM InfoSphere DataStage and Oracle Data Integrator (ODI).

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