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Using AWS Cost Management products to help save costs on Amazon RDS Reserved Instances

Using Amazon RDS, you can quickly and easily set up, operate, and scale your relational databases in the cloud. Amazon RDS Reserved Instances (RIs) give you the option to reserve a database instance for a one- or three- year term. This option can translate into significant discounts (up to 69%) compared to On-Demand prices. In […]

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Use Amazon DynamoDB Accelerator (DAX) from AWS Lambda to increase performance while reducing costs

April 01, 2020 update: Changed the security to add a least privileged IAM policy to the role instead of a wide open managed policy, switched to HttpApi in API Gateway for auto-deployment as well as cost, and added to node.js code to detect if a requesting client is base64 encoding the body of the request and […]

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Amazon Aurora Under the Hood: Reducing Costs Using Quorum Sets

Anurag Gupta runs a number of AWS database services, including Amazon Aurora, which he helped design. In this under the hood series, Anurag discusses the design considerations and technology underpinning Aurora. This post is the third in a four-part series discussing how Amazon Aurora uses quorums. I hope the discussion is useful to you as […]

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