Posted On: Aug 3, 2023
Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server now supports Local Time Zones. You can now set the time zone for your Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server instances to the local time zone of your choice. Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server is a managed database service that allows customization of the underlying operating system and database environment.
With local time zone support, you can match your RDS Custom for SQL Server database instance time zone to the time zone of your application. To change the time zone while creating a new RDS Custom for SQL Server instance, use the ‘Select your Time Zone’ dropdown in the AWS Management Console.
For more information, visit the AWS documentation on Local Time Zone in Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server. To get started with RDS Custom for SQL Server read this blog for a step-by-step guide or visit AWS documentation. Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server is generally available in the following AWS Regions: US East (Ohio, N. Virginia), US West (Oregon), Asia Pacific (Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo), Canada (Central), Europe (Frankfurt, Ireland, London, Stockholm), and South America (São Paulo).