Posted On: Oct 31, 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 Oracle. It offers a free tier with 7 days of data retention and a paid long-term data retention option.

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

You can get started by logging into the Amazon 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, please visit the documentation.

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