Chapter 11. MySQL on Cloud: AWS RDS

In the chapter we will discover the numerous benefits of utilizing Amazon RDS MySQL. These advantages include simplified management, enhanced scalability, and robust security measures, all contributing to a streamlined AWS RDS experience. The chapter further delves into an overview of Amazon RDS MySQL architecture, storage options, and replication. It guides readers through the process of creating an Amazon RDS MySQL instance, helping them select the right instance class, storage type, and configure essential settings like VPC, security groups, and backup retention. The chapter also covers connecting to the instance, user management, performance optimization, and security measures, both through the AWS Management Console and AWS CLI. Readers will gain insights into data encryption, automated backups, restoring from backups, and parameter group and security group considerations. Scaling options ...

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