AWS for Databases

AWS provides the broadest selection of purpose-built databases allowing you to save, grow, and innovate faster

Hundreds of thousands of customers have been able to save by moving to AWS managed database services, which merge the flexibility and low cost of open source databases with the robust, enterprise feature sets of commercial databases. Free your teams from the time-consuming and undifferentiated heavy lifting of database administration, so they can spend more time on value-added and application-centric work.

Why AWS for Databases?

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Save Time and Cost

AWS Databases provide the scalability, performance, and availability of commercial-grade databases at a fraction of the cost.

  • 1/10th the cost of commercial databases
  • 200,000+ managed database migrations completed through AWS Database Migration Service (DMS)
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Improve Performance and Scale

AWS Databases allow you to scale your largest and most complex workloads so that you can grow to reach more customers.

  • 3-5x the performance vs. popular alternatives
  • 20 million+ requests per second supported
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Innovate Faster

Your developers are building highly distributed applications requiring multiple database types. AWS Databases include every tool for any job.

  • 15 database engines more than any other provider
  • Hundreds of thousands of customers innovating with AWS Databases

Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Use Cases

Move to Managed Database Services

Remove the undifferentiated heavy lifting of operating databases and focus resources on business differentiating activities by moving to fully-managed database services on AWS.

Break Free from Commercial Databases

Break free from the restrictions and high costs of old-guard commercial databases and modernize your applications by migrating to AWS cloud-native databases

Application Modernization

Apply modern application development best practices to move away from monolithic application architectures in favor of a microservices architecture to deliver cloud native solutions on AWS.

Already Using an Amazon Database?

If your company's software product is already running on an Amazon Database Service, please certify your application to become eligible for program benefits.