Get started with Amazon Aurora
Amazon Aurora: Learning series introduction
Amazon Aurora is a MySQL and PostgreSQL compatible relational database built for the cloud. It combines the performance and availability of a commercial grade database with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of an open source database. Amazon Aurora makes it easier, faster, and cost-effective to manage your data and build scalable, reliable, and high performance applications. We’ve curated a selection of step-by-step tutorials to help get you started with Aurora and introduce you to more advanced concepts including Global Database, Serverless, Backtrack, and more.
Amazon Aurora tutorials
Get started with Amazon Aurora with these tutorials.
Leverage Amazon Aurora features for your workload
Aurora Global Database
Create a database that spans multiple AWS Regions with low-latency reads, global disaster recovery and no impact on performance.
Amazon Aurora Serverless
Start up, shut down, and scale up or down capacity based on your application’s needs with Aurora Serverless.
Amazon RDS Proxy
Improve your database efficiency and make your application scalable, more resilient, and more secure, in just a few clicks.
Get the most out of Amazon Aurora
Elastically scale out beyond the capacity constraints of a single DB instance for read-heavy database workloads.
Enable Multi-AZ configurations on your production workloads for a more resilient DR strategy, ensuring zero data-loss and automated backups.
Quickly assess load on your database and take faster action with an easy-to-use performance dashboard.
Featured Amazon Aurora popular re:Invent sessions
In this video, you get an overview of Aurora and learn about recently announced features, such as enhancements to Global Database, snapshot export, and Microsoft Active Directory integration. This session also covers how to get started using Aurora to support existing and new applications.
One Amazon Aurora's key component is its innovative storage system that is optimized for database workloads and purpose-built to take advantage of modern cloud technology. In this video, hear directly from the team that built Amazon Aurora’s storage system. They detail how the system is designed, how it works, and what you need to know to get the most out of it.
Amazon Aurora Serverless is an on-demand, auto scaling configuration of Amazon Aurora that automatically adjusts database capacity based on application demand. With Amazon Aurora Serverless v2, you can now scale database workloads instantly from hundreds to hundreds of thousands of transactions per second and adjust capacity in fine-grained increments to provide just the right amount of database resources. This video dives deep into Aurora Serverless v2 and shows how it can help you operate even the most demanding database workloads worry-free.
AWS Online Tech Talks
Register for live or view on-demand webinars and virtual workshops produced by the AWS databases team.
AWS Databases Migration Guide
Read up on the best practices for moving to the cloud with AWS Migration.
Amazon Aurora Documentation
Dive deeper into the details of Amazon Aurora.
Amazon Aurora Console
Access the Amazon Aurora console here.
AWS Database Blog
Read the latest posts on the AWS Database blog.
Amazon Aurora Ascendant
How we designed a cloud-native relational database-- Werner Vogels (Amazon.com CTO)