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2019-11-28T06:06:00Z

What needs improvement with Amazon RDS?

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Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Amazon RDS.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 5Real User

It would be better if it integrated seamlessly with Microsoft products. Our clients use the Microsoft Tally application server. We already tried to create a reputation, for example, an on-premises environment from our client to Amazon RDS using the Microsoft Tally server. But we couldn't do that because we didn't have a strong user in RDS. We couldn't create a reputation from an on-premises environment from the Microsoft Tally server to RDS. I think that it would be a good implementation, and it would help us with this case.

2021-06-20T09:51:31Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

When you are using it for the first time, it is a little bit hard to configure. The first-time configuration is not very easy. It should be easier to configure. Its installation should also be simpler. Currently, its installation is very complex. With SQL Server, we have access to the SQL Server analysis services and reporting services, but such services are not available with Amazon RDS.

2021-05-05T16:10:40Z
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Top 10Real User

The price could be better. We have better options like Microsoft Azure to use in the cloud. I also don't think it's very scalable.

2021-02-03T16:52:26Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The only thing that I can say is, you have to be really careful about the Cloud provision plannings - meaning that you should calculate the cost carefully due to the fact that the bill is increased sharply if you increase the limit. You have to provision what you need per month. The solution charges for technical support, which is something they should change, at least for those organizations on tier one.

2021-01-24T09:06:19Z
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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

The Amazon RDS engine could provide features for additional databases, such as Db2. It could also provide support for other databases, such as NoSQL databases, DynamoDB, and Apache Cassandra. They could all stay under one hood. Another improvement that Amazon could do is to market their product so that more customers can use it. With Microsoft having its own cloud Azure hosting SQL Server databases and Oracle coming up with its own cloud, there appears to be more competition. As more customers move to Amazon cloud, it will increase the utilization of the RDS, then more customers will be able to harness the power of Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS).

2020-04-03T07:52:00Z
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Top 10Real User

The fact that it is fully managed has some disadvantages, as well. I have worked on SQL Server, Oracle, and other RDBMS systems for more than 20 years. In many of these cases, I have been an administrator and required administrative privileges to perform many of the tasks that I did. As I now work on a fully managed and maintained database, it is taking me longer to figure out how to perform these same operations that I was used to doing on-premises. Essentially, having a great deal of experience as an RDBMS administrator has made it harder for me to move forward when working on a database that is fully managed. It would be helpful if they made it easier to migrate from an existing on-premises solution to the cloud-based service. Technical support could use some improvement.

2020-01-29T11:22:35Z
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Top 20Real User

A lot of the features are disabled by default. The solution should enable more features. I understand this could cause challenges to management for many clients using RDS, however.

2019-11-28T06:06:00Z
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