Amazon’s Relational Database Service (RDS) is a tool provided by AWS that handles provisioning, patching, backup, recovery, failure detection and repair of your relational database. This leaves you with more time to concentrate on your data. The whole idea of RDS is to move your relational database to the cloud. It is easy to set up and operate and is also highly scalable, cost-efficient and saves time.
If you are new to Amazon Web Services, you might be asking why it is so important to pick the right EC2 pricing option? Can I not just use on-demand? Is it really worth my effort exploring other options? Well, the idea of cutting your hourly instance costs for each instance running in AWS means it can keep you out of trouble and stay in good books with your boss and the finance department. With regards to managing your IT infrastructure, there is a constant struggle between optimizing costs and delivering features. In this blog, we are going to make it easier for you to stay out of trouble with your boss and select the best EC2 pricing options for your applications.