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Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient and resizable capacity while automating time-consuming administration tasks such as hardware provisioning, database setup, patching and backups.
Database as a Service SQL Data Model
• Database snapshots are user-initiated backups of your instance stored in Amazon S3 that are kept until explicitly deleted • Automatic Host Replacement: Automatically replace the compute instance powering deployment in the event of a hardware failure • Encryption at Rest and in Transit • Multi-AZ deployments provide enhanced availability and durability for database instances • Event notifications via email or SMS text message • Configuration Governance
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Small (<50 employees), Medium (50 to 1000 employees), Enterprise (>1001 employees)
Amazon Relational Database
What is best?
• Database snapshots are user-initiated backups of your instance stored in Amazon S3 that are kept until explicitly deleted • Automatic Host Replacement: Automatically replace the compute instance powering deployment in the event of a hardware failure • Encryption at Rest and in Transit
What are the benefits?
• Stop and Start: Easily stop and start database instances for up to 7 days at a time • Push-button compute scaling: Powers deployment up or down, up to a maximum of 32 vCPUs and 244 GiB of RAM • Automatic software patching: Stay up-to-date with the latest patches • Easy to use: Access the capabilities of a production-ready relational database in minutes
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Amazon Relational Database Service (or Amazon RDS) is a distributed relational database service by Amazon Web Services (AWS), designed to simplify the setup, operation, and scaling of a relational database for use in applications.
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