After combing through AWS documentation, I am still unclear if DMS supports migration from EC2 instances running latest mariadb version to RDS mariadb instance?I see that MySQL is supported, but am I making the wrong assumption that mariadb is not?
I attempted to setup a migration project, using two end points and data sources as suggested by AWS, but when I try to select the source data source, nothing is present...and then if I select the target endpoint/data source, it claims the engine is not supported. Which...doesn't make sense why it would even allow me to select a data source as mariadb.
Due to the size of my database, which will become an archive in RDS, the only approach that seemed less hands on was DMS. However, it seems I will need to create a full backup (which usually takes almost up to 48 hours, pulling one of the primary nodes out of replication and load balancer pool) in order to do it. If that is my only option, so be it. Any suggestions are welcome.