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Category: Database*

MySQL 5.6 Support for Amazon RDS

I am happy to announce that the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) now supports version 5.6 of MySQL. If you are an existing RDS customer, you know that Amazon RDS for MySQL delivers several important benefits to MySQL customers including ease of deployment, high availability with automatic failure detection and failover, read replicas, push button […]

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Amazon RDS – MySQL Major Version Upgrade

The Amazon RDS team has been rolling out features at a very rapid pace! Today we are giving you the ability to upgrade existing RDS database instances from MySQL 5.1 to MySQL 5.5 using our new Major Version Upgrade feature. MySQL 5.5 includes several features and performance benefits over MySQL that may be of interest […]

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Amazon RDS: 3.5 years, 3 Engines, 9 Regions, 50+ Features and Tens of Thousands of Customers

The Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) was designed to simplify one of the most complex of all common IT activities: managing and scaling a relational database while providing fast, predictable performance and high availability. RDS in ActionIn the 3.5 years since we launched Amazon RDS, a lot has happened. Amazon RDS is now being used […]

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Amazon Redshift Now Available in Japan

Amazon Redshift is now available in the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. AWS customers running in this Region can now create a fast, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse today at a price point that is a tenth that of most traditional data warehousing solutions. Customers Love Amazon RedshiftWe launched Redshift in February of 2013. Since that […]

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AWS Elastic Beanstalk for .NET now Supports VPC, RDS, and Configuration Files

AWS Elastic Beanstalk for .NET now supports the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC), seamlessly integrates with the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), and can be customized using configuration files. Elastic Beanstalk allows you to easily deploy and manage .NET applications on AWS. Because Elastic Beanstalk leverages Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows Server 2012, you […]

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AWS Expansion in Oregon – Amazon Redshift and Amazon EC2 High Storage Instances

You can now launch Amazon Redshift clusters and EC2 High Storage instances in the US West (Oregon) Region. Amazon RedshiftAmazon Redshift is a fully managed data warehouse service that lets you create, run, and manage a petabyte-scale data warehouse with ease. You can easily scale up by adding additional nodes (giving you more storage and […]

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