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Amazon Relational Database Service
Command Line Interface Reference (API Version 2014-10-31)

Document History

The following table describes the important changes to the documentation since the last release of the Amazon Relational Database Service Command Line Reference.

  • API version: 2014-10-31

  • Latest documentation update: January 7, 2016

Change Description Date Changed

RDS CLI Deprecated

The Amazon RDS Command Line Interface (CLI) has been deprecated. Instead, use the AWS AWS CLI for RDS.

For information on how to download and use the AWS CLI, go to AWS Command Line Interface User Guide. For a reference of the RDS commands available in the AWS CLI, go to AWS CLI Reference for Amazon RDS.

January 7, 2016

New feature

Updated to support Microsoft SQL Server 2014 for the Web, Express, and Standard editions.

October 26, 2015

New feature

Updated to support db.t2 burst-capable DB instance classes for all DB engines and the addition of the db.t2.large DB instance class.

September 25, 2015

New feature

Updated to support copying tags to DB snapshots.

July 20, 2015

New feature

Updated to support Oracle 12c database version "12.1.0.2", including the In-Memory option, Oracle 11g April PSU patches, and improved integration with AWS CloudHSM.

July 20, 2015

New feature

Updated to support increases in storage size for all DB engines and an increase in Provisioned IOPS for SQL Server.

June 18, 2015

New feature

Updated to support Oracle version 12c.

April 2, 2015

New feature

Updated to support PostgreSQL versions 9.3.6 and 9.4.1.

March 18, 2015

New feature

Updated to support using Amazon CloudHSM with Oracle DB instances using TDE.

January 8, 2015

New feature

Updated to support encrypting data at rest and new API version 2014-10-31.

January 6, 2015

New feature

Updated to support Oracle versions 11.2.0.3.v2 and 11.2.0.4.v3 that include the PSU released in October 2014.

November 20, 2014

New feature

Updated to support PostgreSQL Read Replicas.

November 10, 2014

New features

Updated to support Oracle 11.2.0.4v2.

October 16, 2014

New API and features

Updated to support the GP2 storage type and new API version 2014-09-01. Updated to support the ability to copy an existing option or parameter group to create a new option or parameter group.

October 7, 2014

New feature

Updated to support the db.t2 burst-capable DB instance classes.

August 4, 2014

New feature

Updated to support the db.r3 memory-optimized DB instance classes for use with the MySQL (version 5.6), SQL Server, and PostgreSQL database engines.

May 28, 2014

New feature

Updated to support SQL Server Multi-AZ deployments using SQL Server Mirroring.

May 19, 2014

New feature

Updated to support upgrades from MySQL version 5.5 to version 5.6.

April 23, 2014

New feature

Updated to support Oracle 11.2.0.4.

April 23, 2014

New feature

Updated to support Oracle GoldenGate.

April 3, 2014

New feature

Updated to support the M3 DB instance classes.

February 20, 2014

New feature

Updated to support the Oracle Timezone option.

January 13, 2014

New feature

Updated to support Oracle 11.2.0.3.v1.

December 16, 2013

New feature

Updated to support replication between Amazon RDS MySQL DB instances in different regions.

November 26, 2013

New feature

Updated to support the PostgreSQL DB engine.

November 14, 2013

New feature

Updated to support SQL Server transparent data encryption (TDE).

November 7, 2013

New API and new feature

Updated to support cross region DB snapshot copy; new API version, 2013-09-09

October 31, 2013

New feature

Updated to support replication of replicas.

September 24, 2013

New feature

Updated to support fine-grained permissions and tagging for all Amazon RDS resources.

July 8, 2013

New API and new feature

Updated to support Read Replica status; new API version, 2013-05-15

May 23, 2013

New features

Updated to support Oracle Advanced Security features for native network encryption and transparent data encryption.

April 18, 2013

New features

Updated to support major version upgrades for SQL Server and additional functionality for Provisioned IOPS.

March 13, 2013

New feature

Updated to support VPC By Default for Amazon RDS.

March 11, 2013

New API and new feature

Updated to support database log access; new API version, 2013-02-12

March 4, 2013

New feature

Updated to support Amazon RDS event notification subscriptions.

February 4, 2013

New API and new feature

Updated to support DB instance renaming and the migration of DB security group members in a VPC to a VPC security group.

January 14, 2013

New feature

Updated to support m1.medium and m1.xlarge DB Instance classes.

November 6, 2012

New feature

Updated to support Read Replica promotion.

October 11, 2012

New API and features

Updated to support Provisioned IOPS. API version 2012-09-17.

September 20, 2012

New features

Updated to support resource tagging.

August 8, 2012

New features

Updated to support option groups. First option group supported is Oracle Enterprise Manager Database Control.

May 29, 2012

New features

Updated for Microsoft SQL Server support.

May 8, 2012

New features

Updated for support for forced failover, Multi-AZ deployment for Oracle DB Instances, and nondefault character sets for Oracle DB Instances

May 2, 2012

New feature

Updated for Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Support.

March 16, 2012

Updated content

Updated for new Reserved Instance types.

December 19, 2011

New feature

Adds support for new Reserved DB Instance types.

December 29, 2011

New feature

Added support for the Oracle database engine.

May 23, 2011

New feature

Added support for MySQL 5.5.

January 11, 2011

New feature

Added support for Read Replicas.

October 4, 2010

New feature

Added support for DB Engine Version Management.

August 16, 2010

New feature

Added support for Reserved DB Instances.

August 16, 2010

New feature

Added command line arguments for new Multi-AZ deployment feature.

May 17, 2010

Added content

Added new --region common parameter.

April 13, 2010

New Service

This is the first release of Amazon Relational Database Service Command Line Reference. Future updates and changes will be noted here.

October 26, 2009