Posted On: Oct 27, 2020
You can now create Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL read replicas for Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL instances in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. This helps minimize downtime when migrating live workloads from Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL to Amazon Aurora for PostgreSQL, keeping instances in sync until you're ready to move your applications and users to Amazon Aurora for PostgreSQL.
Amazon Aurora is a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database built for the cloud, that combines the performance and availability of traditional enterprise databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. Amazon Aurora is up to five times faster than standard MySQL databases and three times faster than standard PostgreSQL databases. It provides the security, availability, and reliability of commercial databases at 1/10th the cost. To learn more about Amazon Aurora please see our product page and documentation.