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Mar 20 2018   6:57PM GMT

Amazon RDS

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Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a managed SQL database service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). Continued…

Quote of the Day

“One of the advantages of developers using Amazon RDS instead of managing their own databases is that it reduces or eliminates their administrative responsibilities.” – Dan Sullivan

Learning Center
How Amazon RDS replication protects databases from failure
Amazon RDS replication enables developers to protect databases by syncing them up to backups in another AZ and managing failover in the event of a problem.

Advantages of Amazon RDS vs. a personal relational database
Using Amazon RDS reduces, or eliminates, the number of tasks developers face when they run their own database instance.

Amazon Aurora expands reach, but maybe not far enough
PostgreSQL support in Amazon Aurora lobs another volley in the database wars to lure Oracle customers to AWS, but it won’t win all enterprise workloads.

When should we run Oracle on EC2 vs. RDS?
AWS users can run Oracle on EC2, but Amazon RDS might be a fit for some enterprises. Administrators must also consider network performance and security needs.

Oracle vs. AWS battle heats up around cloud costs, databases
In the Oracle vs. AWS cloud battle, Amazon looks to reel in customers who are frustrated with lock-in and a lack of services and features.

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The AWS portfolio _____ more than 100 services, including those for compute, databases, infrastructure management, application development and security.
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