Posted On: Nov 17, 2023

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) Custom for SQL Server now allows customers to use SQL Server Developer Edition by providing their own SQL Server Developer Edition installation media when creating an instance. Utilizing Developer Edition allows customers to lower the cost of development and testing with Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server. Amazon RDS Custom is a managed database service that allows customization of the underlying operating system and database environment. Features of RDS Custom for SQL Server include Multi-AZ deployment, BYOL using Bring-Your-Own-Media and more. 

 To get started with RDS Custom for SQL Server using Developer Edition, read this blog for a step-by-step guide or visit the AWS Documentation. Amazon RDS Custom for SQL Server is 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).