Release: Amazon Relational Database Service on 2010-05-17

items>Release: Amazon Relational Database Service on 2010 05 17
Adds support for the Multi-AZ Deployments; API updated to version 2010-01-01.


Submitted By: ScottB@AWS
Release Date: May 17, 2010 12:00 AM GMT
Latest Version: 2010-01-01
Latest WSDL:
Created On: May 17, 2010 4:55 AM GMT
Last Updated: May 18, 2010 2:48 AM GMT

New Features

Multi-AZ Deployments

Amazon Relational Database Service now supports Multi-AZ Deployments, which provide your primary DB Instance with a synchronously replicated hot standby in a different Availability Zone to provide data redundancy, eliminate I/O freezes during system maintenance and backups, and help protect your databases against DB Instance failure. For more information, see Multi-AZ Deployments in the Amazon RDS Developer Guide.

New API Version

The Amazon RDS API has been updated to version 2010-01-01. The new WSDL is available at

Known Issues

Brief outage when converting old DB Instances DB Instances created prior to the Multi-AZ feature release will experience a short downtime when converting to Multi-AZ for the first time. New DB Instances experience no downtime when converting to and from Multi-AZ deployments.
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