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Database Engine Tuning Advisor for Amazon RDS

Ok folks, this one is a mouthful, so bear with me! The Amazon Relational Database Service for SQL Server now supports the Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine Tuning Advisor. The Advisor will help you to select and create an optimal set of indexes, indexed views, and partitions even if you don’t have an expert-level understanding of […]

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RDS Read Replicas in the Virtual Private Cloud

You can now launch Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) MySQL Read Replicas inside of a Virtual Private Cloud (VPC). Amazon RDS removes the headaches of running a relational database reliably at scale, allowing Amazon RDS customers to focus on innovation for their customers. Read Replicas enables you to elastically scale out beyond the capacity constraints […]

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Amazon RDS for SQL Server and .NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk

We are continuing to simplify the Windows development experience on AWS, and today we are excited to announce Amazon RDS for SQL Server and .NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk. Amazon RDS takes care of the tedious aspects of deploying, scaling, patching, and backing up of a relational database, freeing you from time-consuming database administration […]

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Multi-AZ Option for Amazon RDS for Oracle Database

The Multi-AZ (Availability Zone) feature of the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) replicates database updates across two Availability Zones to increase durability and availability. Amazon RDS will automatically fail over to the standby for planned maintenance and unplanned disruptions: This feature is now available for all license types supported by Amazon RDS for Oracle Database […]

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