Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service)

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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 ...
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Bugzilla extremely slow on EC2, RDS PostgreSQL

The Problem I have installed Bugzilla on an EC2 instance, using PostgreSQL RDS as my database. After entering a few dozen bugs, Bugzilla became unbelievable slow, and I get a lot of timeouts. ...
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AWS RDS. Upgrade MySQL from 5.5 to 5.6, external replica and Access denied

I want to create external read replica for my RDS instance using this doc: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/MySQL.Procedural.Exporting.NonRDSRepl.html My old instance is running ...
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Best practice for web applications and windows services remote configuration in AWS

we have a distributed system that contains windows services and web applications (.NET and Java based). Currently, most of the initial configuration for these applications are taken from various ...
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How can I set up an Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL database to act as a replica to a non-RDS PostgreSQL database?

I'm trying to set up an PostgreSQL database on Amazon RDS as a replica to another PostgreSQL database that lives on a regular server. Most of the instructions I've found online require shell access so ...
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Amazon RDS On-Demand DB instance to Reserved instance

We currently have 3 on-demand rds instances running and we're planning to move each instances to reserved ones. Upon purchase of the reserved instances, what migration steps should be done to move ...
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Deleting log files from an AWS RDS Postgres instance

How can I delete logs from an RDS Postgres instance? I just noticed that my instance is displaying the message, storage-full. I can find any descriptions of how to deleted the log files, which I think ...
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can't find the private Ip address for my Amazon-RDS instance

i moved my Master/slave database architecture to Amazon RDS and everything works fine. But i have a slave out of the RDS service which should keep sync with the new Master server, to do so i have to ...
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Token Mismatch When Accessing RDS Instance Through phpMyAdmin on localhost

Having problems using phpMyAdmin with a RDS instance. This is the guide that I used. phpMyAdmin is installed on my Windows 7 laptop and I can connect to the RDS instance and I can see the databases ...
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Launching an RDS Instance with a specified security group

Is it possible to launch an RDS instance and associated with a specific security group? It seems to only let me launch one that is associated with the default security group of the chosen VPC. I can ...
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AWS: Should my EC2 and RDS instances be in the same Availability Zone?

I just noticed that all of our EC2 instances are in zone us-west-2b, but our Multi-AZ RDS instance is in us-west-2a. Performance-wise everything seems to be okay, and it will be a hassle to "move" ...
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Visual Studio RDS Setup

I'm trying to go through this tutorial: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/elasticbeanstalk/latest/dg/create_deploy_NET.quickstart.html on setting up an RDS instance and sql db using Visual Studio AWS ...
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Pending: Master User Password AWS RDS

I'm trying to create a sql server express RDS instance. When I fill out the form on the AWS management console it prompts you to set up a "Master Username" and "Master Password". So I enter some ...
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Highest value of max_connections in AWS RDS micro instance

Currently, the value for the max_connections parameter in a MySQL RDS t1.micro server model is {DBInstanceClassMemory/12582880} is 32. Since my server does not allowing any more connections after 32, ...
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Access Amazon EC2 RDS instance from inside VPC

I have an Amazon RDS instance set up in the 'classic' EC2 (no VPC.) I also have a VPC set up that holds our newer, migrated applications and such. However, it would seem that there is no way to ...
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Assign Elastic IP to RDS instance

Is it possible to assign a fixed Elastic IP to an AWS RDS database instance? If I create a new database instance, the instance gets a random endpoint like ...
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What is the rdsadmin user and should I care?

I've inherited control of an AWS MySQL RDS instance. I'm curious to know what the 'rdsadmin' user is and whether I should know the password for this or whether this is purely for use by the Amazon Web ...
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Replicate SQL Server to Amazon RDS

I have a SQL Server in a dedicated hosted facility that we would like to have DR for. Is it possible such that the database is replicated out to a SQL Server instance in Amazon RDS? Or would I have ...
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Amazon RDS MySQL limitations

I have a web app that's quite data-heavy. The application is currently storing approximately 5k rows (logs) a day into a MySQL RDS micro instance (all settings default - InnoDB, UTF8,etc). Each log is ...
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Oracle Database suddenly fills storage device in about 20 minutes

My Oracle instance up on Amazon's RDS filled a 20GB storage in the space of about 20 minutes. I checked all the applications that use this DB and nothing looks out of the ordinary - I can't figure out ...
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Amazon: How do I know if I need Provisioned IOPS?

We recently moved to Amazon Web Servers and are still learning our way around. Our EC2 Web instance and our RDS MySQL instance (right now we only have 1 of each) seem to be chugging along okay. But I ...
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Amazon RDS suddenly not working and unable to connect

I'm using an Amazon RDS with MySQL, and I connect to it via another EC2 machine. I correctly set the Security Groups; and it has been working good for two days. Today, for a test I scaled the RDS ...
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Amazon RDS Instances: db.m1.large vs db.m3.large

Recently, Amazon announced new instance types for RDS. Currently, we are running db.m1.large, and it looks like the new db.m3.large is comparable but cheaper. We're new to AWS, so before moving ...
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How do I access and use an AWS RDS reserved instance?

I've set up several AWS RDS on-demand instances. Each time, the process was the same, and it included selecting instance type, capacity, storage, etc. When I'm done, and click on the instance icon, I ...
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How to troubleshoot slow performance on AWS EC2/RDS?

We recently moved our web servers from some 10 year old boxes to AWS EC2. Usage of the site is currently higher now (it's our busy season) and the site has become much slower, which is unexpected ...
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Elastic Beanstalk w/ RDS and PHPmyAdmin

I'm trying to configure a Drupal CMS on my new Amazon EC2 server with Elastic Beanstalk PHP. I also have MySQL configured for my RDS database. I want to get PHPmyAdmin running for use with Drupal. I ...
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Amazon AWS RDS Parameter Groups: query_size value is 0-9223372036854774784?

While trying to edit query_size, the current default value is 0-9223372036854774784 I am confused, what does this means? I was trying to set it to around 200MB, in this case what should I enter? ...
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Amazon AWS EC2 and RDS: How To Increase MySQL Query Cache?

I tried to find information about this, but can't find anywhere. The only one that I could find was http://survivalguides.wordpress.com/2012/07/11/change-the-query-cache-size-amazon-aws-rds/ but it ...
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Drupal on Amazon VPC tries to reinstall a new site

My Drupal based web site running on a cluster that includes Amazon VPC instance, gluster network file server and Amazon RDS database instance. Sometimes, not very frequently, when a new instance is ...
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With Amazon Web Services' RDS, should I increase the instance size and/or IOPS count to get better performance?

I currently have a small MySQL RDS instance. It's for a webapp that on average does more reads than writes (maybe 75/25) with daily bursts of heavy writing. I set the database size at 305 GB after ...
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MySQL - Slow query - wp_options table. Website unable to handle traffic

After spending several days researching, I have placed a website on a c1.medium instance, Amazon Linux, and the MySQL database on a db.m1.instance. The RDS is running MySQL version 5.6.13. I have ...
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Keep getting '…is blocked because of many connection' on Amazon RDS

I'm finding that for the second time in a week I've got the '...is blocked because of many connection' issue with my Amazon RDS. From the monitor within RDS control panel I can see that I'm nowhere ...
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In AWS, does an hour of usage get charged just for an instance being in the “running” state?

When AWS documentation and pricing refer to "usage" does this simply mean "if the instance is on" instead of "if the instance is on and doing work". E.g., if I had an EC2 instance running but it was ...
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How to calculate the size of an AWS RDS instance from a MySQL dump?

We are importing a large historical database into RDS from a mysqldump The gziped sql file was 3GB, the uncompressed sql file is 18GB. We created a 30GB AWS RDS instance and imported the file... the ...
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How do a I edit .conf file for a postgres AWS RDS?

I would like to alter pg_hba.conf in my postgres RDS instance so that I can use cert authentication. I have found the Parameters Group manager in the RDS which allows me to alter parameters but it ...