RDS vs. EC2

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In this lesson, we will provide a framework to help you evaluate appropriate database deployment solutions on AWS using either the Amazon Relational Database Service, RDS, Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud, or EC2 instances.

Learning Objectives

  • Choose between using Amazon RDS or EC2 instances for your relational database deployments

Intended Audience

  • Anyone who is responsible for defining and implementing relational database solution architectures in AWS
  • Anyone who is looking to migrate an existing application that uses a relational database backend to the AWS Cloud




About the Author
Danny Jessee, opens in a new tab
AWS Certification Specialist
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Danny has over 20 years of IT experience as a software developer, cloud engineer, and technical trainer. After attending a conference on cloud computing in 2009, he knew he wanted to build his career around what was still a very new, emerging technology at the time — and share this transformational knowledge with others. He has spoken to IT professional audiences at local, regional, and national user groups and conferences. He has delivered in-person classroom and virtual training, interactive webinars, and authored video training courses covering many different technologies, including Amazon Web Services. He currently has nine active AWS certifications, including certifications at the Professional and Specialty level.

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