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 Using Replication to Export MySQL 5.6 Data:
Replication to an instance of MySQL running external to Amazon RDS is only supported during the time it takes to export a database from a MySQL DB instance. The replication should be terminated when the data has been exported and applications can start accessing the external instance.
I understand it can't or shouldn't be done. Am I right? Is there other alternatives?
Also, I saw this two below questions but the first was the other way and the second was years ago before the RDS replication feature was even available: