Amazon RDS (Relational Database Service)

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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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Create Read Replica of RDS instance using java code

I was googling all the way round to find out a solution for this: Is there a way to create a read repica of an RDS instance using RDS API? I am creating an application in java which needs to create a ...
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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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Error establishing database connection WordPress - EC2 and RDS [closed]

I installed an ec2 micro instance and uploaded my WordPress files and database. Everything was working fine when I went to sleep (i.e. my site was up). When I woke up, I got 'Error establishing a ...
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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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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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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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Can't connect from EC2 to RDS via PHP. I can directly thought

I've set up an EC2 instance it has mysql and php-mysql installed (not mysql-server). I've set up an RDS instance and set the security group to the EC2 instance. I can connect via the command line ...
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Connecting RDS database from out side of VPC

My RDS database located in VPC. It's a Multi AZ database so that it's located on two VPC subnet. How could I connect it from outside of VPC?
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When to increase AWS RDS MySQL Server instance to larger CPU/RAM?

I'm wondering at what stage do I need to increase the image for the RDS MySQL server to a larger CPU/RAM instance. The CPU utilization graph is near 0. The Avg Free Memory is around 150MB. The Avg ...
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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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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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Is it possible to force Re-creation of EC2::Instance or RDS::DBInstance in amazon cloudformation?

It's possible to force the re-creation of a EC2 or RDS instance using cloudformation stacks? My stack goes stuck in a point where simply destroying and creating the resource will fix it, instead of ...
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How to create a local backup of a remote Amazon RDS MySQL database?

How do I create a local backup of a remote Amazon RDS MySQL database? What I need to know is how to make a complete full local backup of a MySQL database (not a remote Amazon snapshot) that can be ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Amazon RDS - SQL Server - Master User Privileges

I created an RDS instance with SQL Server Express Edition on it. The instance setup was all fine, and I also succeeded connecting to it. But once connected using the master user, I cannot create any ...
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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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Can Amazon Elastic Beanstalk auto-scale Amazon RDS?

I'm planning to run a PHP/MySQL application using Amazon Elastic Beanstalk. In the settings I can define when it should launch new instances automatically (Auto-Scaling). However, as I understand ...
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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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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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Why can't I connect to Amazon RDS after setting it up?

So, I just created the Amazon RDS account. And I started an instance of database. The "endpoint" is: abcw3n-prod.cbmbuiv8aakk.us-east-1.rds.amazonaws.com Great! Now I try to connect to it from one ...
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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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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. Before moving these over, I wanted to ...
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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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Amazon RDS Pros/Cons of Multiple DBs per instance

I run two completely independent websites. I am moving their MySQL databases to Amazon RDS. I'm not going to do Multi A/Z deployment - let's remove that variable from this question. I'm not sure ...
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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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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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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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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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How to associate an existing RDS instance to an Elastic Beanstalk environment?

I have created my RDS instance before creating my Elastic Beanstalk environment. The two are working together with no problem, but I'd like them to be linked together, and have the RDS parameters ...
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AWS RDS MySQL / Slow Query Log

I'm trying to analyze slow queries on my system and I read that I should enable the "Slow Query Log'. I curious how I can I view this log when I'm using an instance of MySQL hosted on Amazon Web ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...