Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service)

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How to architect my application on AWS cloud?

I am plannig to port an e-exam app on the aws cloud. I have decided to use a ELB, EC2 instances. But i am confused on wether to use a MYSQL DB server on amazon instance or to go for amazon RDS? Also ...
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Public Amazon RDS database?

Is there anyway to add a wildcard security group to Amazon RDS? I'm trying to connect from an EC2 under the same account, but had no luck with the security groups. So i'm resorting to just opening it ...
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Can't authorize a server for Amazon RDS

We are attempting to slowly migrate a website over to AWS among other things. We decided the first thing to move was the database. We have some dedicated server with a different hosting provider. We ...
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How do you transfer AWS RDS snap shot to a different AWS account

I have an RDS database that I need to transfer a snapshot of to another AWS account. I understand there are issues being able to do this between availability zones so I'm really unsure if this is ...
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Does Amazon RDS support multiple databases per instance?

Title says it all... does it support multiple databases, or do I have to create a new instance for each database?
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What is “freeable memory”?

Amazon RDS has a metric for 'freeable memory'. It appears to go up & down in a sawtooth pattern. This leads me to believe that it's memory that is being used by MySQL for caching and that when ...
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How different is an Amazon EC2 RDS DB Instance different from the normal EC2 Instance?

How different is the Amazons RDS DB Instance different from The normal EC2 Instance other than the fact that RDS DB Instance has a Database server running on it? When an EC2 Instance goes down all ...