Posted On: Jul 18, 2018

Amazon RDS Performance Insights, an advanced database performance monitoring feature that makes it easy to diagnose and solve performance challenges on Amazon RDS databases, is now generally available on Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL, for PostgreSQL major version 10. It offers a free tier with 7 days of data retention and a paid long-term data retention option.

Amazon RDS Performance Insights allows non-experts to detect performance problems with an easy-to-understand dashboard that visualizes database load. RDS Performance Insights supports Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility and now RDS for PostgreSQL, with additional database engines available in preview.

You can get started by logging into the RDS Management Console, enabling Performance Insights for a new or existing database instance, and viewing the Performance Insights dashboard. The Amazon Web Services API and SDK make it easy to integrate Performance Insights data into on-premises and third-party monitoring tools. For more information, read the blog and visit the documentation.

Amazon RDS makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale database deployments in the cloud. For more information about RDS Performance Insights, please visit the product page. For regional availability of Performance Insights on Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibility and RDS for PostgreSQL, see the Performance Insights pricing page.

Performance Insights is available in the following AWS regions: US East (N. Virginia, Ohio), US West (Oregon, N. California), Canada (Central), South America (São Paulo), EU (Frankfurt, Ireland, London, Paris), Asia Pacific (Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo).