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Cloud Architect, Oracle ACE, Oracle DBA at Pythian
May 11 2017

What is most valuable?

RDS provides deployment agility and an on-demand database-as-a-service for MySQL, Oracle, and SQL servers. With RDS, everything is turnkey and always available. For example, due to the inherent multi-availability zone feature of AWS, there is... more»

How has it helped my organization?

For many of the Pythian customers, one salient benefit, among other benefits, is the option of spinning up a new instance whenever it is needed. Now it can be done with a few clicks, without much ado.

What needs improvement?

RDS doesn't have shell access. This could be beneficial, especially for Oracle databases. One benefit of having shell access with RDS is that DBAs or developers could keep their own existing scripts. Especially in the case of non-enterprise... more»
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DBA at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Mar 22 2017

What do you think of Amazon RDS?

Valuable Features Easy creation of new databases Maintenance is fully automatic (backups, monitoring, and patches) • Improvements to My Organization We are using it as shared QA environment. • Room for Improvement Migration to RDS using the default tools is very complicated. • Use of Solution I have used this product for one year. • Stability Issues We have not had stability problems. It is much more stable than a standard datacenter. • Scalability Issues This had the same scalability issues as Oracle databases on premise. • Customer Service and Technical Support We have never needed technical support. • Previous Solutions We did not have a previous solution. • Initial Setup The initial setup was very simple. • Pricing, Setup Cost and...

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Anonymous avatar x80
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DBA at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
May 08 2017

What do you think of Amazon RDS?

Pros: Very easy to start with. No need to mess around with OS requirements. All infrastructural issues are handled automatically; backups, patching. Cons: Some features are disabled, like running "alter system/database". There are Amazon alternatives, but it is not transparent to the application. When migrating an existing application, it should be adopted. Also, using these Amazon alternatives produces "cloud-lock", since they exist only in AWS. Some database components are not available. Most remarkable is the absence of RAC.

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Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient, resizeable capacity for an industry-standard relational database and manages common database administration tasks.

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