Gurudeva Kalledevarpurada BIT Solution Architect at SEARCHING
Saurabh ChandratreDirector Solutions Architect - EMEA & APAC at Blue Medora
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"By using a combination of Reserve Instances and On-Demand pricing, you can reduce the cost."
"The cost of using this solution is similar to that of having your own data center."
"The price could be better."
"It is less expensive than SQL Server. We pay based on the usage on a monthly basis."
Earn 20 points
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.
Amazon RDS is ranked 3rd in Database as a Service with 6 reviews while vCloud Air is ranked 8th in Database as a Service with 1 review. Amazon RDS is rated 7.6, while vCloud Air is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of Amazon RDS writes "Helps to scale your database by providing Read Replicas, reducing transaction time". On the other hand, the top reviewer of vCloud Air writes "With the VPC, you can run your workloads in an active state, use it for development work and for hosting SQL/Exchange Servers in IaaS; RaaS/DaaS for DR activities". Amazon RDS is most compared with Google Cloud SQL, Oracle Database as a Service, MongoDB Atlas, SQL Azure and Google Cloud Spanner, whereas vCloud Air is most compared with Microsoft Azure and Amazon AWS.
See our list of best Database as a Service vendors.
We monitor all Database as a Service reviews to prevent fraudulent reviews and keep review quality high. We do not post reviews by company employees or direct competitors. We validate each review for authenticity via cross-reference with LinkedIn, and personal follow-up with the reviewer when necessary.