Using Amazon RDS Proxy with Serverless Applications

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This short lesson is going to explain what Amazon RDS Proxy is and does, and how it can help you better manage database connections for your serverless applications. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this lesson, you will have a greater understanding of Amazon RDS Proxy including:

  • What this tool is and the benefits it provides

  • The use cases for Amazon RDS Proxy

  • How Amazon RDS Proxy interacts with serverless applications

  • How to use Amazon RDS Proxy with AWS Lambda

Intended Audience

  • Those who are working with serverless applications that interact with relational databases

  • Those in roles such as software engineer or infrastructure engineer

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