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Amazon RDS

Cloud Provider: AWS

What is Amazon RDS

Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service) is a managed service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS) that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud by handling routine database tasks such as provisioning, patching, backup, recovery, and scaling.

Key Amazon RDS Features

Amazon RDS is a fully-managed database service offering scalability, high availability, security, and support for multiple database engines, with automated backups and monitoring, aimed at easing database management for developers.

Amazon RDS Use Cases

Amazon RDS supports a variety of use cases including managed web application databases, complex multi-tiered application database support, simplified migration from on-premises to cloud, business continuity and disaster recovery, agile development processes, and microservices backend provisioning.

Services Amazon RDS integrates with

Amazon RDS pricing models

Amazon RDS pricing models include On-Demand Instances, Reserved Instances, Database Storage and I/Os, Provisioned IOPS, Backup Storage, and Data Transfer costs.