Amazon Relational Database Service

Set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud with just a few clicks.

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with the AWS Free Tier 

Remove inefficient and time-consuming database administrative tasks without needing to provision infrastructure or maintain software.

Deploy and scale the relational database engines of your choice in the cloud or on-premises.

Achieve high availability with Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments.

Benefit from over a decade of proven operational expertise, security best practices, and innovation in databases born in the cloud.

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 seven popular engines — Amazon Aurora with MySQL compatibility, Amazon Aurora with PostgreSQL compatibilityMySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQLOracle, and SQL Server — and deploy on-premises with Amazon RDS on AWS Outposts.

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Use cases

Build web and mobile applications

Support growing apps with high availability, throughput, and storage scalability. Take advantage of flexible pay-per-use pricing to suit various application usage patterns.

Move to managed databases

Innovate and build new apps with Amazon RDS instead of worrying about self-managing your databases, which can be time consuming, complex, and expensive.

Break free from legacy databases

Free yourself from expensive, punitive, commercial databases by migrating to Amazon Aurora. When you migrate to Aurora, you get the scalability, performance, and availability of commercial databases at 1/10th the cost.

How to get started

Discover Amazon RDS Partners

Amazon RDS Partners help you with database monitoring, security, and performance using Amazon RDS database engines.

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Explore RDS Engine Pricing

Learn more about pricing for all seven supported database engines and on-premises deployment options.

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Accelerate Your Migration

You can use the AWS Database Migration Service (DMS) to easily migrate or replicate your existing databases to Amazon RDS.

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