- Amazon Aurora is a MySQL-compatible, relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end open source databases. Amazon Aurora provides up to five times better performance than MySQL at a price point one tenth that of a commercial database while delivering similar performance and availability.
Start with 10GB, Scales in 10GB increments to 64TB (Storage Autoscaling)
Compute resources can scale up to 32vCPUs and 244 GB of memory.
2 copies of data is contained in each availability zone, with minimum of 3 availability zones. 6 copies of your data.
Aurora is designed to transparently handle the loss of up to two copies of data without affecting database write availability and up to three copies without affecting read availability.
Aurora storage is also self-healing. Data blocks and disk are continuously scanned for errors and repaired automatically.
- 2 Types of Replicas
- Aurora Replicas (15)
- MySQL Read Replicas (5)