Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service)

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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 ...
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Copy Production MariaDB RDS to Develop MariaDB RDS

What I need to do is to replicate on Demand my production RDS Database to my Develop RDS Database. My production RDS Database has backup, so I have snapshots, but I only found option to create new ...
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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 ...
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What is the meaning of red stripe next to RDS instance name?

In AWS RDS web console, what is the meaning of red stripe next to RDS instance name (read replica pair)? Also, in 'Replication' tab, both on replica master and slave, Read Master instance name is ...
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AWS Network ACL/Security groups and RDS access

Just want to clarify a few settings on a new Amazon setup I'm creating. I have followed a number of guides and everything appears to be working and secure, I'd just really appreciate if someone who is ...
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AWS RDS MySQL DB unable to connect in MySQL workbench and could not connect using telnet

I am using default VPC and created RDS MySQL instance (Publicly Accessible: Yes) with newly created db security group. I have given Inbound/Outbound rules as All Traffic, ALL, ALL, and Source = ...
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Mysql 5.6 client is unable show UTF8 characters

Mysql databases are hosted on AWS RDS Mysql 5.6 On one of the EC2 Cent OS 6.5 instance, I had Mysql Client 5.1. I used it to execute SELECT queries over the RDS-Mysql. There is one particular query ...
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Memory usage on db.t2.micro

I just brought up an RDS-MSSQL instance which this page says has .6GB of memory. However, the console shows this: I haven't added any databases, but the Memory Threshold looks like its peaking at ...
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AWS RDS MySQL vs Aurora

I read everywhere that Aurora is more performant (claims etc). If that's the case and cost differences are ignored, what would be the reason for any one to use RDS MySQL? What are the technical ...
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AWS: RDS + CloudFormation – VPC peering

So here's my situation: We are a young startup scaling up and we decided to give Mesosphere DCOS Community edition a try. The community edition deploys a stack of Masters, Slaves and LB's over AWS ...
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Amazon RDS CPU is about 55-65% after optimizing some Mysql tables

I was having high RAM consumption and, looking for a solution, I executed the script mysqltunner to monitor possible optimizations in the Mysql database. Its first advice was I had to run OPTIMIZE ...
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Connection / Tunnel to AWS RDS from EC2

I'm working on a website hosted in a VPC on AWS. Yesterday, we moved the mysql server from a EC2 instance to a RDS instance to allow the mysql server to perform better. So, before, when I wanted to ...
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named-sdb (bind) can't resolve mysql hostname in chroot

When running bind in chroot, the mysql dlz driver cannot resolve the hostname of the mysql server (rds). Using amazon ami (centos based) in VPC. Aug 25 10:22:27 paper named-sdb[6812]: Loading 'Mysql ...
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Install PostgreSQL pgAdmin Tools on Amazon RDS

Is there a way to install the optional adminpack (contrib) tools for utilizing pgAdmin on an Amazon RDS PostgreSQL instance? My gut says no because of this question. When you don't have the tools ...
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Forcing an eni change when changing subnets in a rds subnet group

I'm looking at changing the subnets that our RDS instances are currently in. The subnet group currently has /20 for both a & c zones. I've created new /22 subnets for a & c and associated ...
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RDS to EC2 mysql replication

I would like to create a RDS mysql and to replicate it to an EC2 server so the DB will be local and thus the query time will be faster (the EC2 is a web server). According to the second paragraph here ...
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Amazon RDS Connection Denied via additional user

I just created a new database and user grant all privileges on that user. I don't know what's happening I can't connect by using that user always "Access Denied". But I change to RDS master user it's ...
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Elastic Beanstalk Test Environment use copy of production data

I have 3 environments using Elastic Beanstalk - Prod, Test, Dev. I want to use a copy of production database in my Test environment. It seems there's no easy way to "just use a different database". ...
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Are IOPS capped at 3000 for AWS Oracle RDS with General Purpose (SSD) (gp2)?

Documentation at http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/CHAP_Storage.html says This storage type can deliver single-digit millisecond latencies, with a base performance of 3 IOPS/GB ...
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Unable to connect to RDS instance from outside VPC (ERROR 2003 (HY000) Can't connect to MySQL Server)

I've created a VPC, and inside it an RDS instance. The RDS instance is publicly accessible and its settings are as follows: RDS settings The security group attached to the RDS instance accepts all ...
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AWS RDS db.t2 instance performance thresholds & monitoring

We have been rolling out a standard web server configuration for mainstream CMS software like Drupal & WordPress, with the server & storage on EC2 / EBS and the database for those software ...
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AWS RDS subnet/az requirement doesn't work with virtual UTM

Background: I want to put an AWS RDS instance into a VPC that has a virtual UTM as its internet gateway. Virtual UTM is an normal EC2 instance with 2 network connections, one internal, one external. ...
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On a pfsense router how would I redirect one IP to another?

I have a poorly made piece of software at work that only asks for a IP when connecting and cant use URL and I cant get a static IP for the database its connecting to (Amazon RDS). I was wondering if ...
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Create RDS Read-Replicate in a separate region using VPC

We have a MySQL RDS instance in a VPC, and want to setup a read-replicata in another region. Unfortunately since our RDS instance is in a VPC, we don't appear to have the option to replicate across ...
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What are my options to run MS SQL 2012 on Amazon RDS for development if I only have MSDN license? [duplicate]

I want to run MS SQL 2012 SE BYOL on Amazon RDS under my own MSDN license but it looks like MSDN license doesn't allow me to run MS SQL unless I host it on the dedicated hardware Microsoft Volume ...
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Why the latency increases on highload? [closed]

We have a system built on AWS. We use Beanstalk, we have autoscaling, our database (mysql) is hosted on RDS. We use apache and php. We wanted to test our system on highload. So, we chose large ...
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What is the best way to share an AWS RDS instance across multiple Stacks?

I'd like to create one larger RDS instance and share it across OpsWorks stacks so I can pool the database resources across multiple applications. Here is a reference to the OpsWorks docs for ...
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Elastic search custom mysql server

I want to use ElasticSearch nodes with Amazon RDS servers. How I can do this? The idea is to have the ElasticSearch feature only with a remote DB.
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AWS RDS mysqldump hanging

I am attempting to migrate data between RDS MySQL instances. I cannot use snapshots because, with this migration, I want to encrypt the underlying disk and upgrade versions (5.1.73a to 5.5.41). The ...
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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 ...