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Category: Database

Tags for Amazon RDS Resources

You can now use tags to organize your Amazon RDS resources. Also, as I have noted in my companion blog post, you can reference these tags in IAM policies in order to manage access to RDS resources and to control the actions that can be applied to the resources. You can even use the tags […]

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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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