Why Amazon RDS?
Amazon RDS is an easy to manage relational database service optimized for total cost of ownership. It is simple to set up, operate, and scale with demand. Amazon RDS automates the undifferentiated database management tasks, such as provisioning, configuring, backups, and patching. Amazon RDS enables customers to create a new database in minutes, and offers flexibility to customize databases to meet their needs across 8 engines and 2 deployment options. Customers can optimize performance with features, like Multi-AZ with two readable standbys, Optimized Writes and Reads, and AWS Graviton3-based instances, and choose from multiple pricing options to effectively manage costs.
Benefits of Amazon RDS
Easy to manage
Remove inefficient and time-consuming database administrative tasks without needing to provision infrastructure or maintain software.
Choice of engines
Deploy and scale the relational database engines of your choice in the cloud or on-premises.
How it works
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a collection of managed services that makes it simple to set up, operate, and scale databases in the cloud. Choose from eight popular engines: Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition, Amazon Aurora MySQL-Compatible Edition, RDS for PostgreSQL, RDS for MySQL, RDS for MariaDB, RDS for SQL Server, RDS for Oracle, and RDS for Db2. Deploy on premises with Amazon RDS on AWS Outposts or with elevated access to the underlying operating system and database environment using Amazon RDS Custom.