Amazon Aurora

Designed for unparalleled high performance and availability at global scale with full MySQL and PostgreSQL compatibility

How it works

Amazon Aurora provides built-in security, continuous backups, serverless compute, up to 15 read replicas, automated multi-Region replication, and integrations with other AWS services.
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Introduction to Amazon Aurora
Amazon Aurora is a relational database management system (RDBMS) built for the cloud with full MySQL and PostgreSQL compatibility. Aurora gives you the performance and availability of commercial-grade databases at one-tenth the cost.
Introduction to Amazon Aurora
Amazon Aurora is a relational database management system (RDBMS) built for the cloud with full MySQL and PostgreSQL compatibility. Aurora gives you the performance and availability of commercial-grade databases at one-tenth the cost.

Use cases

Modernize enterprise applications

Operate enterprise applications, such as customer relationship management (CRM), enterprise resource planning (ERP), supply chain, and billing applications, with high availability and performance.

Build SaaS applications

Support reliable, high- performance, and multi-tenant Software-as a-Service (SaaS) applications with flexible instance and storage scaling.

Deploy globally distributed applications

Develop internet-scale applications, such as mobile games, social media apps, and online services, that require multi-Region scalability and resilience.

 

Go serverless

Hands-off capacity management, and pay only for capacity consumed with instantaneous and fine-grained scaling to save up to 90% of cost.

How to get started

Learn more about Aurora features

Review key features like serverless, Global Database, and more.

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Get started with 10-minute tutorials

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Start building with Amazon Aurora

Dig into the Amazon Aurora User Guide to get started.

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