Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service)

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What happens if I exceed the initial database size of RDS from Amazon AWS?

When creating an Amazon RDS, I get asked for the size I want the database to be. If I set this to 5 GB, then what happens when the database size hits the 5 GB and exceeds it?
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Who is responsible for performing the query EC2 or RDS?

Normally I run my own MySQL server (within EC2), but I was looking for the possibility's of RDS ( https://aws.amazon.com/rds/ ). As I understand RDS is (directly after setup) optimized for ...
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Amazon RDS Instance slowly losing free diskspace

A while back the server running my instance had 20GB of EBS storage. It then started getting disk storage errors, so I increased it to 40GB. Then again, storage missing errors so I increased again to ...
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Clone database or copy data from RDS MSSQL DB to local database

Is there anyway I can clone an amazon RDS MSSQL DB to my ec2 instance local DB? And this has to be done through powershell also. Basically I need backup of RDS MSSQL DB in sql or bak extension, but ...
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Custom domain name for AWS RDS

What possible ways to translate entry point like my-name.ck4k21dvamqbq9.eu-west-1.rds.amazonaws.com:5432 to db.domain.com? For own instances we use map in /etc/hosts based on private ip. Storing ...
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The more threads the less IOPS?

I've just started trying out AWS. I have a Postgres micro instance on RDS and I'm running a crawler on a c4.large. When I have just one spider (one thread), I get about 10 write IOPS. but if two ...
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How to change permission of users in RDS?

We have created a MySQL RDS instance on AWS called "lolbob" and while dumping our data over port 3306 using the user that was created during instance creation (also called "lolbob") it fails because ...
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RDS replication from a remote master outside of my VPC

I'm attempting to replicate from an external MySQL master to an RDS instance. I don't really want to be sending data in the clear over the Internet, so I have an EC2 instance that I have set up an ssh ...
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How to implement table security without SUPER privilege?

A MAJOR provider of cloud-based MySQL does not grant the SUPER privilege to the master user. The provider is Amazon RDS, but my question isn't about Amazon RDS specifically, it's for the general case ...
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EC2 instance can't connect to RDS

I have created an EC2 instance and an RDS instance. Using Ubuntu and MySQL, RDS instance is public and not A-Z. I have created a security group that allows 3306 from anywhere on both Ingoing and ...
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Is it unusual for a database client to install the server's SSL certificate?

We use Amazon RDS for our databases at work. Recently we got an automated email from Amazon stating they'd be updating the SSL certificates and that if we didn't upgrade our database instances within ...
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How to upgrade an RDS SQL Server Instance to an SSD

I'm trying to upgrade my RDS SQL Server 2012 instance from magnetic storage to an SSD. It is an instance class of db.m1.large with bring your own license. I've tried modifying the storage type, but ...
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SQL Server 2012 Web uses max 4CPUs. AZ RDS allows deployment on R3.2xLarge (8vCPU) instance. Why?

According to MS documentation, SQL Server 2012 Web Ed. is limited to use 4CPUs. However, Amazon RDS allows it to be deployed on R3.2xLarge instance. BTW, R3.2xLarge offers 8vCPUs. So is it helpful ...
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MySQL spends too much time cleaning tmp tables

I'm running some Django migrations on an AWS RDS MySQL instance. My team has tested the migrations very thoroughly and they ran fine (even taking less than 30 minutes when run on our laptops against a ...
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How to access an AWS RDS host in a VPC

I have setup my first AWS VPC. It has a public subnet, and two private subnets. One of the privates has an RDS instance, and the other is vacant (in a different AZ). I followed the tutorials on AWS ...
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Sending Data extremely slow or RDS

I have the following two profiles for a basic SELECT STATEMENT: select count(*) from mturk_completion; Here are the two profiles: # My Local machine, using a local db Status ...
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Debugging a mysql connection

I am trying to figure out how to diagnose a mysql connection issue. When I run a group of queries locally on my machine it takes about 1s to run. When I run that same group of queries on an AWS ...
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How to create hostname alias WITHOUT IP address?

In linux , /etc/hosts stores ip aliases. But I want to create a hostname without knowing its IP address. In Amazon RDS , it's endpoint is a long domain name such as : ...
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PHP FPM, chroot can't connect to AWS RDS

I've been experimenting with chroot'ing php-fpm pools via the built-in chroot method in php's pool config. This is for the purpose of hosting multiple wordpress websites on the same AWS EC2 instance. ...
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Can't connect to RDS MySQL

So, I created a new DB and my EB app is reaching it fine, but I can't seem to access MySQL from my computer. When I try to run: mysql --host=123.abc.us-west-2.rds.amazonaws.com –-port=3306 –u myname ...
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Why can't I create a superuser in AWS Postgresql instance?

I have an AWS EC2 instance connecting to an RDS instance (Postgresql). When I created the RDS instance, I told it the DB root's username was: my_user1 and the password was password1. Now I'm ...
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Is it possible to install MySQL extensions on Amazon RDS?

We are about to migrate our existing system from local MySQL instances on the same EC2 to a proper remote Amazon-RDS. Unfortunately there is a functionality called Median that MySQL is missing. Our ...
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unable to connect to public postgresql rds instance

I created a basic test PostgreSQL RDS instance in a VPC that has a single public subnet and that should be available to connect over the public internet. It uses the default security group, which is ...
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AWS RDS Nightly Staging Database

I am trying to determine if it is possible to configure the RDS service in AWS to do the following, but have not had much luck with my Google searches. When it does its instance backup, have it ...
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Connecting to a PostgresSQL Database Instance on Amazon Web Services

I've been trying to use the instructions found on amazon to set up my PostgreSQL database instance and connected it to PG Commander. After getting an initial connection error I checked to see if ...
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AWS EC2 Auto Scaling Groups, RDS, Route 53 and Constantly changing IP addresses

I setup an auto scaling group on EC2 along with an RDS Postgres instance. I am not using ELB. Maybe I should be... The challenge is that every time a new EC2 instance is created it assigns a unique ...
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Why the time taken to fetch results of a query for 10,000 times from a RDS is so uneven? (experiment)

tl;dr : Why the time taken to fetch results of a SELECT statement for 10,000 times from a RDS when requested from an EC2 is so uneven? Updated the question with results of small and medium RDS ...
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Allow access to RDS instance from EC2 instance on same VPC

I am having trouble gaining access to a MySQL RDS instance. I am trying to connect to the RDS instance from an EC2 instance. Both the RDS instance and the EC2 instance are contained within the same ...
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Amazon RDS on solid state drives

I am planning to design a cloud based application which leverages the MySQL provided using Amazon RDS. I wish to setup read replicas for the data which I have obtained on solid state drives. Does ...
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AWS RDS CLI: AccessDenied on CreateDBSnapshot

I want to use the AWS RDS command line tool to create a snapshot of my database my-database using create-db-snapshot. I have created a special backup role in IAM with a policy that allows me to ...
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TCP congestion collapse

I am experiencing suboptimal performance on an EC2 instance connecting to an RDS instance. This particular instance was built before VPC's existed, so all the traffic is flowing through a single ...
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iis-disabling-ssl-v3 (CVE­-2014­-356)causing ec2 to Rds connection failure

To disable ssl v3 on my web server (m1.small EC2, i-1aafee15) running windows server 2012 r2, I added registry keys: SSL 3.0->Server->Enabled (0) SSL 3.0 ->Client->DisabledByDefault (1) ...
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Never miss a HTTP post [closed]

I have a webservice that have a couple of "machine" clients connected to it that does HTTP post with data once in a while. The nature of the service is that I cant allow the service to loose a single ...
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Is it possible to attach an Amazon RDS SSD volume to an EC2 instance?

It has been my understanding that you cannot attach an Amazon RDS SSD volume to an EC2 instance. I was under the impression that the RDS instances were a "managed" solution and that the volume was not ...
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pgpool2 parallel mode: Non-superusers must provide a password in the connection string

I have two AWS RDS postgres nodes backing a parallel mode pgpool setup on EC2. After using pgbench to populate test tables, I get odd behavior from test queries. Any query that uses a function ...
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How to re-create the symmetric key on Amazon RDS

We have some column encrypted by symmetric key. Now we want to upload our database to Amazon RDS (SQL Server). Can we do that? If yes, how?
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Multiple RDS vs DNS

have a problem I was hoping someone could help me with. We have two RDS read slaves that we have our app servers round-robin to for data reads (DNS in Route53). Well, yesterday those RDSes got ...
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How can I get Puppet generated configuration to include internal hostnames of other ec2 instances in my CloudFormation stack?

I have a stack generated by AWS CloudFormation that includes an EC2 instance (running Ubuntu 14.04) and an RDS (database) instance. They are both inside a VPC, which includes a puppet master (not as ...
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What would happen if I provision IOPS in RDS on a non-PIOPS-Optimized instance type?

Quote from the docs: If you are using Provisioned IOPS storage, we recommend that you use the db.m3.xlarge, db.m3.2xlarge, db.m1.large, db.m1.xlarge, db.m2.2xlarge, db.m2.4xlarge, ...
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Solution for PHP / MySQL website loading fast in multiple regions [closed]

I host am ExpressionEngine based website on a single Amazon EC2 instance in the US East (Virginia) region. I use Ubuntu. The website allows members to post their content, and displays it for other ...
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RDS very slow and storage incosistencies [closed]

A couple of hours ago one of our AWS EC2 instances spike in CPU usage to 90 - 100%. That server, along with several other production servers, use one main RDS instance for the databases. All server ...
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MySQL on Amazon RDS db.m3.medium performing slowly

I'm moving a rails application from heroku to AWS in order to increase reliability and control over the stack architecture. I was planning to use amazon RDS as I will need several app servers, and a ...
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How to move RDS database to different VPC

I didn't select a VPC when creating a MySQL RDS database, so it created it inside an auto-generated "default" VPC. I'm now unable to add it to any of my pre-defined security groups, or access it from ...
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Load average metric for RDS in Cloudwatch

Has anyone succeeded in getting load average data for an RDS instance into Cloudwatch? If so, how did you do it?
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EC2 cannot connect to RDS on VPC. Subnet issues?

I was able to deploy our .NET app using the AWS toolkit for Visual Studio. I set up the RDS database manually (MySQL) and deployed the app using elastic beanstalk (set up on VPC). The issue was that ...
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AWS Oracle RDS SE instance larger than m3.2xlarge

All, I was wondering if we can pick anything larger than m3.2xlarge for Oracle SE1 AWS RDS in a pay-as-you-go license mode? The m3.2x large allows only 8 vCPU's and 30GB RAM. Questions: Does SE1 ...
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mysql.sock error when deploying with AWS Ubuntu and RDS

Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) Rails.root: /opt/deployment.myproject/releases/20140805050704 I've spent the better part of 3 days trying to ...
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Is Amazon RDS overkill for small business site?

One of my clients wants a small business site run on Wordpress. I'm setting it up through Amazon EC2, and was curious if using Amazon's RDS service to run the wordpress installation is overkill. I ...
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Load balanced EC2 instances for high performance hosting?

I have a fairly hefty Dell machine with dual quad-core cpus and 32GB memory. On that machine I host a pretty busy forum, but the one machine does everything; web, cache, db, sphinx, etc. I also have ...
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Downtime for increasing RDS storage?

I am looking to increase storage of two RDS instances (just the storage space allocated, not the instance type or other parameters). The documentation at ...