Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service)

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Using AWS worker to delete old DB entries?

I have an app on AWS using Elastic Beanstalk/RDS/EC2/etc. The app has some database entries that need to be deleted after a certain time. I've tried to set up a cron task on the main server, but ...
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Connect to RDS from EC2 instance in a different Availability Zone (AZ)

OK, so I have a VPC with three app servers and an instance of Postgres in RDS. I have a security group called 'rds-staging' that allows inbound connections on port 5432 from a security group called '...
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How do I make an AWS RDS MySQL Read “replica” have a different schema?

Rather than using the AWS CLI/UI to create a read replica, I would like to create a DB instance with a "close enough" schema and SET it to be the replica. I need to make a schema change (a collation ...
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AWS MySql RDS migrate to AWS Aurora without taking downtime in diffrent region [closed]

I've AWS MySQL RDS instance located at Singapore, and I'm planning to migrate it to AWS Aurora (Mumbai). This process roughly takes about 30-40 minutes. I don't want to take any downtime while ...
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Is it possible to connect to a non publicly available RDS instance from SequelPro?

I have a MySql AWS RDS instance inside a VPC. I was wondering if it is possible to make the RDS instance NOT publicly available, but still be able to somehow connect to the DB via SequelPro or ...
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importing data into Amazon RDS extremely slow

I need to import a PostgresSql db from an old server into a new Amazon RDS. I created a db dump file, connected to my RDS via pgAdmin, and started to import pgAdmin console (\i dump_file.sql). ...
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Can't connect MySQL EC2 master to RDS slave

I am having issues setting up replication between a MySQL RDS instance and an external master on EC2. As far as I can tell, everything is set up correctly but the slave never reaches the master and ...
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HY000 General Error on RDS

I have just set up my Laravel (PHP) project on Amazon with EC2 and RDS. Using MySQL 5.7. However, I've stumbled upon an error after I log in. I can register a user just fine, but when I log in, I get ...
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How to redirect database traffic to a new master on RDS after promoting a read replica?

A lot of RDS's documentation about read replicas contains a magical step along the lines of "direct database traffic to the new master." For instance, their instructions on implementing failure ...
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AWS - Setup elastic beanstalk RDS with an old snapshot

While setting up an elastic beanstalk environment in AWS, it is possible to start it with an RDS instance, so RDS configurations will be present in the elastic beanstalk's config panel. While setting ...
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How do I configure full-text InnoDb functionality in MariaDB on AWS RDS?

I'm in the process of moving to MariaDB on RDS. My tables are up and running and everything looks good, but given that I'm on MariaDB 10.0.24, I'm considering switching a couple of my MyISAM tables ...
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AWS RDS host instance creation fails: “hardware error”

I'm trying to create a MySQL RDS host instance on AWS (via Ansible) and getting the following error: The database instance has been put into STORAGE_FAILURE due to a hardware failure It happens ...
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Verifying the reason why people say it's not a good practice to let an app connect to your db directly

I'm working with postgre (AWS RDS) for my db and using node (AWS EC2) for server side. I'm just starting out so I don't have much context. I always used other third party software like Parse for DB so ...
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Reset slow_log tables in RDS of AWS

I enabled the slow_log_query in RDS in AWS. I want to reset the table but i am getting Access denied in PhpMyadmin while truncating . Any Idea to make it possible .
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How to add an existing RDS Database to a running stack?

I'm creating a cloud formation template that I would like to use to run and create an environment. The only problem is that I have an existing database that I would like to form a part of this stack. ...
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Upgrade RDS to new instance type?

We have a db.m3.large RDS MySQL instance in us-west-2 w/ multi-AZ that we need to upgrade to a larger instance type (and would like to move to current generation, as well). However, for the last 2 ...
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Amazon RDS Replication

I'm having an issue with working with Amazon RDS in itself, is there a way through RDS to create a seperate RDS instance and have RDS Server 1 replciate to RDS Server 2? I cannot seem to figure out ...
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Why is there a delay with executing queries on my RDS instance

I have an application running on an ec2 m3 instance and mysql running on an dRDS instance. They're both in the same, region, VPC hwoever they appear to be in different availability Zones. The issue ...
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How do I view the RDS_ prefixed environment variables in AWS ElasticBeanstalk?

If you set up RDS with ElasticBeanstalk how can you go into the box (via eb ssh) and view the environment variables that are set when you apply RDS to your EB Instance? Amazon automatically sets up ...
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RDS Mixed replication, master in EC2-Classic, replica in VPC (MySQL)

I have a heavy used RDS instance (MySQL) in EC2-Classic with three read replica instances. We're on plan to move some of our micro-services into VPC and some of them need to read on those replica ...
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How to do offsite AWS RDS PostgreSQL backups?

As a measure to mitigate against catastrophes such as a malicious entity gaining full access to our AWS account and deleting everything, I am in the process of setting up offsite backups for our ...
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Too Many database connections on Amazon RDS dropping connection

I need to import a large user base in my application. But while stress and load testing I found that, after 200-300 concurrent requests, mysql starts rejecting the calls and gives the below error. ...
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MariaDB on Amazon RDS - Initial setup user grants and permissions

I'm trying to learn more AWS, and have an EC2 setup and an RDS setup running MariaDB. When I created the RDS instance, it asked for user/pass for the initial user, and created 'rdsadmin'@'localhost' ...
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What happens when we remove the SnapshotIdentifier from our Cloudformation config

When we spun up our Cloudformation stack, we restored our DBCluster from a snapshot. We are now in the process of updating our stack. What will Cloudformation do with our DBCluster if we remove the ...
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AWS ELB Latency issue

I have two c3.2xlarge EC2 machines with Ubuntu environment both in us-west-2a AZ. Both contains same code with mySQL database from AWS RDS (db.r3.2xlarge). Both instances are added to an ELB. Both has ...
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when do amazon RDS instances change internal IP addresses?

So I hear that RDS instances can change their IPs unexpectedly. What does that mean, exactly? When MS updates cause a reboot? When the DB backup occurs? When the moon changes phases? I am not ...
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how to identify and report bad RDS hardware

Recently we [finally] migrated all of our production hardware from the deprecated default networking into VPCs including EC2 and RDS nodes. Everything went pretty well except when we started to run ...
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amazon RDS vs automated snapshot

Hello running a wordpress website and I want to know If I need an RDS instance. I am curious because RDS has automated backups but It's also possible to add a script to run an Automated snapshot.
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Backing up website that uses amazon ec2 and RDS as database

Hello I'm currently using Amazon ec2 instance to run a wordpress website OS is amazon linux AMI and I'm using RDS as my database I need to back up my website without downtime is that possible? RDS ...
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Cannot connect to remote MySQL server (RDS)

When I am trying to connect to RDS from my vps, it says connection refused. When I tried connecting it from local or other vps, it worked fine. I figured out that it must be a firewall issue on my ...
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Restrict RDS users to particular region

I am trying to create a policy where I can restrict users to access different region RDS. However I want to give them admin access to only one region i.e. ap-southeast-1. I have created some policies ...
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Amazon RDS and Auto-Scale EBS: Security Groups

I have the following setup on Amazon AWS: An Auto-Scaling Group An ELB An RDS database Everything is in the default VPC The only thing about this setup that I don't quite understand yet relates to ...
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If you can't change the RDS endpoint of an AWS Beanstalk instance, how do you do a blue/green deployment?

From what I can tell, one can't change the Amazon RDS (RDS) endpoint of an existing Elastic Beanstalk (EB) instance? If that is the case, than you can't have your code deployed to a stage server, ...
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How to calculate current IOPS usage and IOPS credit count and graph on AWS RDS

I have a running Mysql db.m3.medium RDS instance at AWS, running with 20GB SSD as in: RDS machine description Last hour write and read operations went as following: Disk operations It looks like max(...
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AWS RDS keeps backing up my server on creation

I am using Amazon CloudFormation to create a Stack with EC2 and RDS (Postgres 9.4.4, 5gb, db.m1.small). The RDS instance initiates a backup as soon as it starts. How can I stop RDS from backing it up ...
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MySQL RDS Instance full

I have a MySQL instance on Amazon RDS, with 6GB of storage. All databases installed into this instances weight 500MB. Today the server had no space available. How can I identify the problem? This is ...
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Track what is causing AWS RDS to use insanely high bandwidth

We are having a high traffic (100K hit/day) Drupal news website hosted on AWS. Its behind cloudflare & 2 Load Balanced Varnish servers. For some reason the bandwidth usage is very high for RDS. ...
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Modify MySQL information_schema (specially create_time) on AWS RDS?

I am trying to modify the create_time of an entire database, tables, etc. I have found that information_schema TABLES stores the create date of the tables on the column CREATE_TIME. Unfortunately ...
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What is the benefit of the RDS Environment Variables being set for EC2 instances?

Background I am running an ASP.NET MVC website running from Elastic Beanstalk. I have an Windows EC2 instance running IIS and an RDS instance in an Elastic Beanstalk environment. The Problem I've ...
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Reducing AWS EC2 Instance and RDS - Is 'low' Network Performance acceptable?

I launched my site on AWS a few weeks ago. I have a m3.medium EC2 instance and a db.m3.medium RDS instance (MySQL database). I've looked at the monitoring for each and this is the average usage for ...
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Advice on management of large MySQL database [duplicate]

I've inherited responsibility for a 400GB MySQL database that is hosted in Amazon RDS. The DB serves an application that relies intensively on DB operations, so version releases frequently involve ...
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Can I access the failover server on AWS RDS?

I am trying to create a working proof-of-concept in AWS for our web application which suddenly needs to scale out very quickly. Currently it is hosted on a local VMware server and we are migrating to ...
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AWS VPC Public Private Subnets - EC2 Instance cannot reach RDS instance

Following rposcibed pattern here: Scenario 3: VPC with Public and Private Subnets and Hardware VPN Access Summary Description: I have configured a VPC with 1 public Subnet and 2 private Subnets Each ...
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20% CPU usage by RDS instance when idle

I have brought up a db.t1.micro PostgreSQL instance in us-east-1 region. It's single availability zone no backups not in a security group that's reachable from the outside world For some reason ...
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AWS Reducing RDS Instance size causes job to run longer

I recently reduced the size of one of our RDS instances from an r3.xlarge to an r3.large. Under usual load this is absolutely fine for this instance. We do however have a morning job that runs that is ...
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Demystifying MySQL Read/Write Ratio on RDS

I am in the process of upgrading/selecting resources for an application powered by a MySQL database running on Amazon RDS. I am considering introducing read replicas and some other strategies to ...
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Permissions for EC2 created by Elastic Beanstalk connecting to external RDS

I am quite new to Elastic Beanstalk and not very proficient with server administration, but I need to set up a Django project on Elastic Beanstalk connecting to external RDS MySQL database. I have ...
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Can't establish a command line connection to RDS MySQL from EC2

I have imported a CentOS VM to EC2, it is running correctly. I created a MySQL RDS. They are both apparently in the same VPC. From the shell in my VM I tried this command: mysql -u root -h ...
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Connect to RDS from EC2 - different AZ

I have set up a RDS instance with Multi-AZ support. It ended up in eu-west-1a. It is setup with "Publically available = YES" I have a EC2 instance in eu-west-1c, from which I want to access the RDS ...
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AWS DynamoDB Cost efficiency

I have to move a business application into the cloud, therefore cost is one of my biggest concerns. DynamoDB seems to be a good option, while a big part of our data is able to migrate from ...