Amazon RDS Pricing and License Cost

Gurudeva Kalledevarpurada B
IT Solution Architect at SEARCHING
By using a combination of Reserve Instances and On-Demand pricing, you can reduce the cost. View full review »
Sivashankar Rajaram
AWS Cloud RDS Consultant at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
Good amount of cost reduction in cloud but we need to have well defined monitoring rules to save cost even after hosted in cloud. You can scale-up and scale-down with minimal duration compare to on-prem DB Servers. Which add more cost benefits. We can BYOL (Bring Your Own License), if you already purchased for Microsoft SQL Server or for Oracle and use that during RDS launch. If you need to reduce licensing cost in database , we can migrate to 3 open source databases in AWS RDS : MySQL, PostgreSQL, and MariaDB View full review »
Sr. Database Architect at a comms service provider with 10,001+ employees
We use the community version of the solution. I believe we only pay for the storage, but I'm not sure how it works exactly. View full review »
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