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The following diagram illustrates this architecture.

Best practices for using a MySQL read replica to upgrade an Amazon RDS for MySQL database

The following common technique is used to perform maintenance on a MySQL database: Create a read replica of the database. Perform maintenance on the read replica. Promote the read replica to replace the original database. This post walks you through some best practices for performing a major version upgrade on an Amazon RDS for MySQL […]

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Creating an Amazon CloudWatch dashboard to monitor Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora MySQL

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. A highly performant database is key to delivering latency SLAs, so monitoring is critical. Amazon CloudWatch is a monitoring and observability service built for DevOps engineers, developers, site reliability engineers (SREs), and IT managers. […]

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Tuning Amazon RDS for MySQL with Performance Insights

Amazon RDS Performance Insights brings an intuitive tuning interface to Amazon RDS to help you discover and investigate performance issues on your RDS databases. The look and feel of Performance Insights is the same across all database engine types, such as RDS for MySQL, RDS for PostgreSQL, and Amazon Aurora. However, every engine has a […]

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