John shows you how to
delete or terminate
RDS resources


I want to reduce or eliminate the Amazon RDS resources that are associated with my AWS account. What resources are associated with the RDS service, and how do I delete them?

To stop all Amazon RDS-related charges for an account, do the following in all AWS Regions:
Note: Deleted, terminated, or released resources can't be recovered.

If you purchased reserved DB instances, those are billed according to the terms of the contract you agreed to when you purchased the instance.

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Published: 2017-04-26

Updated: 2018-11-06