Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service) enables the organization to establish, operate and measure a relational database easily in the cloud platform. RDS provides resizable and cost-efficient capacity besides handling time-taking database administration tasks, making you focus more on the business activities and application processes. Amazon Relational Database Service offers you 6 popular database engines such as PostgreSQL, MariaDB, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Amazon Aurora and
MySQL to pick from its mart.
Key Features of Amazon RDS:
- Easy Administration:
This application makes it easy for the enterprise to go right from project conception to project deployment. To have access to the functionalities of a production-ready relational database in minutes then you can use Amazon Web Services(AWS) RDS, AWS Management Console or the simple Application Programming Interface(API) calls, there is a need for the provision of separate IT infrastructure and no requirement for installing and managing a database software.
- Available & Durable:
RDS operates on the same highly dependable infrastructure used by other AWS products. When there is provision for multi Availability zone(AZ) Database instance then RDS coincidentally duplicates the data to a substitute instance in a different AZ. this application has some more features that develop reliability for significant production databases, including automatic host replacement, database snapshots, and automated backups.
- Highly scalable:
You can measure the compute and storage resources of the database with only a few clicks or by an API call usually with no downtime. Most of the Amazon RDS engine types permit you to introduce either one or more Read Replicas to get rid of reading traffic from primary database instance.
RDS provides an easy way of regulating the network access to your database. And enable you to operate your database instances in Amazon VPC (Virtual Private Cloud). VPC allows you to separate your database instances and connect to the current IT infrastructure via an industry-standard encrypted IPsec VPN. some of the Amazon RDS engine classes provide encryption in transit and encryption at rest. AWS training covers all the concepts of Amazon RDS.
You only pay for the resources you use and that too of low fares. You will also be benefitted by the choice of On-Demand pricing with no long-term or upcoming commitments and even lessen your hourly rates through Reserved Instance Pricing.