This white paper outlines best practices for using Amazon Web Services Database Migration (DMS) Service.
Currently as companies migrate database workloads to Amazon Web Services (AWS), they are often also keen on using the opportunity to change their primary database engine.
These organisations also look into the migrating of databases to the cloud or switching engines, which usually requires an extended outage.
The AWS Database Migration Service helps organisations to migrate database workloads to AWS or change database engines while minimising any associated downtime.
This is part of the essential reading to get you up to speed provided by AWS