July 3, 2020 / Nirav S
MySQL is an open-source relational database that has wide acceptance in the industry. MySQL has over 20 years of community-backed development and support. Amazon RDS supports MySQL Community Edition versions 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, and 8.0, which means the code, applications and tools you already use today can be used with Amazon RDS.
The MySQL Community Edition includes.
As per AWS “AWS Relational Database Service (RDS) is a managed database platform-as-a-service (PaaS) by AWS that offers customers the option of running one of several database products such as Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, or MariaDB without having to worry about OS administration or database administration”. Any of these database products could also be provisioned manually in an Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instance, but the RDS platform offers greatly simplified provisioning, administration, and operation for a small cost premium over EC2.
The regular RDS and Aurora RDS offerings for MySQL and PostgreSQL are more similar than they are different. When comparing the two platforms to select the best architecture for a particular application stack, the following should be taken into consideration.
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