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AWS Tools for PowerShell 6 by Ramesh Waghmare

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Spinning up RDS DB instances

By this time, you are aware of the various facts about the RDS platform and ready to rock on. In the previous chapter, you learnt about creating DB Subnet Groups, DB Parameter Groups, and DB Option Groups. We will make use of these groups in this chapter to create the DB instances. As mentioned, we will only learn about the MySQL database creation, administration, and related things to scope out the topics in this chapter.

To find out all the cmdlets related to the RDS platform, you can use the following command:

PS C:\> Get-Command *-RDS*

To create a new DB instance, you can use the New-RDSDBInstance, as follows:

PS C:\> New-RDSDBInstance -DBInstanceIdentifier "mywebappprd" -DBName "mywebappprd" -StorageType ...

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