MariaDB is a popular open source relational database created by the original developers of MySQL. Amazon RDS makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale MariaDB deployments in the cloud. With Amazon RDS, you can deploy scalable MariaDB databases in minutes with cost-efficient and resizable hardware capacity. Amazon RDS frees you up to focus on your application by managing time-consuming database administration tasks including backups, software patching, monitoring, scaling and replication.
Amazon RDS now supports easy migration to RDS for MariaDB
Migrate your Amazon RDS for MySQL version 5.6 database snapshots to an RDS for MariaDB 10.1 database instance with a few clicks in the AWS Management Console. Learn more »
With Amazon RDS for MariaDB you pay only for the resources you provision. There are no upfront investments in hardware or expensive technical resources. You can choose On-Demand pricing with no up-front costs or long-term commitments, or obtain significantly discounted rates with Reserved Instance pricing.
You can scale your Amazon RDS for MariaDB instances up to 32 vCPUs and 244GiB Memory. You can also add up to 6 read replicas to further scale read capacity. You can also scale up the database storage with zero downtime and scale up the throughput if you are using RDS provisioned IOPS.
Amazon RDS makes implementing database security easier for MariaDB database, isolating your data within an Amazon VPC and can automatically encrypt your data in-transit. Your data at rest can also be encrypted using encryption keys you mange. Encryption and decryption are handled transparently so that you don’t have to modify your application to access your data.
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