Migrate to MariaDB SkySQL using AWS DMS


Database services can be migrated from AWS to MariaDB SkySQL using the AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) to gain the benefits of MariaDB SkySQL's features:

  • SkySQL offers multiple workload-optimized services for transactional (OLTP) and analytical (OLAP, DSS, cloud data warehousing) workloads

  • SkySQL provides multiple support options to help manage your database

  • Services in SkySQL are built on top of MariaDB database products, providing the enterprise-grade features of MariaDB Enterprise Server, MariaDB Xpand, MariaDB Enterprise ColumnStore, and MariaDB MaxScale in the cloud

For assistance with a migration:

  • Existing customers can submit a support case to request assistance with a migration

  • New customers can contact us to begin the migration planning process

Use Cases

MariaDB SkySQL supports using the AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) to migrate from specific types of AWS database services, such as:


  • Distributed Transactions

  • Replicated Transactions

  • Single Node Transactions


MariaDB Corporation provides white papers containing detailed walkthroughs, complete with annotated screenshots and code snippets, for migrating to SkySQL using AWS DMS:

AWS Database Services (source)

SkySQL Database Services (destination)


  • Amazon Aurora

  • Distributed Transactions

  • Amazon RDS for MariaDB

  • Amazon RDS for MySQL

  • Single Node Transactions

  • Replicated Transactions