The AWS Management Console provides a web-based interface for accessing and managing all your Amazon RDS resources. You gain programmatic access to Amazon RDS resources through the AWS CLI and RDS APIs. In addition, Amazon RDS is supported by a wide range of third party tools.
As part of the AWS Free Tier, the Amazon RDS Free Tier helps new AWS customers get started with a managed database service in the cloud for free. You can use the Amazon RDS Free Tier to develop new applications, test existing applications, or simply gain hands-on experience with Amazon RDS.
The AWS Management Console is a web-based interface for accessing and managing your Amazon RDS resources. You can easily and securely create new database instances, modify their parameters, scale compute and memory resources, increase database storage, and perform snapshots. The Amazon RDS Getting Started Guide shows you step-by-step how to perform these tasks.
To control and automate Amazon RDS resources from the command line, use the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI).
Amazon RDS allows you to use a simple set of web services APIs to create, delete and modify database instances. You can also control access and security for your instances and manage your database backups and snapshots. For a full list of the available Amazon RDS APIs, please see the Amazon RDS API Guide.
Here are some tutorials to help you get started with Amazon RDS: