Thursday, November 13, 2014

Amazon Aurora - New Cost-Effective MySQL-Compatible Database Engine for Amazon RDS [AWS blog]

New frontiers for DBMS automation and optimization; check the link below for additional details

"Today we are launching Aurora, is a fully-managed, MySQL-compatible, relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases.

When you use Amazon RDS for Aurora, you'll spend less time managing and tuning your database, leaving you with more time to focus on building your application and your business. As your business grows, Amazon Aurora will scale with you. You won't need to take your application off line in order to add storage. Instead, Amazon Aurora will add storage in 10 GB increments on as as-needed basis, all the way up to 64 TB. Baseline storage performance is rapid, reliable and predictable—it scales linearly as you store more data, and allows you to burst to higher rates on occasion. You can scale the instance size in minutes and you can add replicas with a couple of clicks."
Amazon Aurora - New Cost-Effective MySQL-Compatible Database Engine for Amazon RDS
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