AWS::Neptune::DBInstance - AWS CloudFormation

AWS::Neptune::DBInstance

The AWS::Neptune::DBInstance type creates an Amazon Neptune DB instance.

Updating DB Instances

You can set a deletion policy for your DB instance to control how AWS CloudFormation handles the instance when the stack is deleted. For Neptune DB instances, you can choose to retain the instance, to delete the instance, or to create a snapshot of the instance. The default AWS CloudFormation behavior depends on the DBClusterIdentifier property:

  • For AWS::Neptune::DBInstance resources that don't specify the DBClusterIdentifier property, AWS CloudFormation saves a snapshot of the DB instance.

  • For AWS::Neptune::DBInstance resources that do specify the DBClusterIdentifier property, AWS CloudFormation deletes the DB instance.

Deleting DB Instances

Important

If a DB instance is deleted or replaced during an update, AWS CloudFormation deletes all automated snapshots. However, it retains manual DB snapshots. During an update that requires replacement, you can apply a stack policy to prevent DB instances from being replaced.

When properties labeled Update requires: Replacement are updated, AWS CloudFormation first creates a replacement DB instance, changes references from other dependent resources to point to the replacement DB instance, and finally deletes the old DB instance.

Important

We highly recommend that you take a snapshot of the database before updating the stack. If you don't, you lose the data when AWS CloudFormation replaces your DB instance. To preserve your data, perform the following procedure:

  1. Deactivate any applications that are using the DB instance so that there's no activity on the DB instance.

  2. Create a snapshot of the DB instance.

  3. If you want to restore your instance using a DB snapshot, modify the updated template with your DB instance changes and add the DBSnapshotIdentifier property with the ID of the DB snapshot that you want to use.

  4. Update the stack.

Syntax

To declare this entity in your AWS CloudFormation template, use the following syntax:

JSON

{ "Type" : "AWS::Neptune::DBInstance", "Properties" : { "AllowMajorVersionUpgrade" : Boolean, "AutoMinorVersionUpgrade" : Boolean, "AvailabilityZone" : String, "DBClusterIdentifier" : String, "DBInstanceClass" : String, "DBInstanceIdentifier" : String, "DBParameterGroupName" : String, "DBSnapshotIdentifier" : String, "DBSubnetGroupName" : String, "PreferredMaintenanceWindow" : String, "Tags" : [ Tag, ... ] } }

YAML

Type: AWS::Neptune::DBInstance Properties: AllowMajorVersionUpgrade: Boolean AutoMinorVersionUpgrade: Boolean AvailabilityZone: String DBClusterIdentifier: String DBInstanceClass: String DBInstanceIdentifier: String DBParameterGroupName: String DBSnapshotIdentifier: String DBSubnetGroupName: String PreferredMaintenanceWindow: String Tags: - Tag

Properties

AllowMajorVersionUpgrade

Indicates that major version upgrades are allowed. Changing this parameter doesn't result in an outage and the change is asynchronously applied as soon as possible. This parameter must be set to true when specifying a value for the EngineVersion parameter that is a different major version than the DB instance's current version.

Required: No

Type: Boolean

Update requires: No interruption

AutoMinorVersionUpgrade

Indicates that minor version patches are applied automatically.

When updating this property, some interruptions may occur.

Required: No

Type: Boolean

Update requires: No interruption

AvailabilityZone

Specifies the name of the Availability Zone the DB instance is located in.

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement

DBClusterIdentifier

If the DB instance is a member of a DB cluster, contains the name of the DB cluster that the DB instance is a member of.

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement

DBInstanceClass

Contains the name of the compute and memory capacity class of the DB instance.

If you update this property, some interruptions may occur.

Required: Yes

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption

DBInstanceIdentifier

Contains a user-supplied database identifier. This identifier is the unique key that identifies a DB instance.

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement

DBParameterGroupName

The name of an existing DB parameter group or a reference to an AWS::Neptune::DBParameterGroup resource created in the template. If any of the data members of the referenced parameter group are changed during an update, the DB instance might need to be restarted, which causes some interruption. If the parameter group contains static parameters, whether they were changed or not, an update triggers a reboot.

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption

DBSnapshotIdentifier

This parameter is not supported.

AWS::Neptune::DBInstance does not support restoring from snapshots.

AWS::Neptune::DBCluster does support restoring from snapshots.

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement

DBSubnetGroupName

A DB subnet group to associate with the DB instance. If you update this value, the new subnet group must be a subnet group in a new virtual private cloud (VPC).

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: Replacement

PreferredMaintenanceWindow

Specifies the weekly time range during which system maintenance can occur, in Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

Required: No

Type: String

Update requires: No interruption

Tags

An arbitrary set of tags (key-value pairs) for this DB instance.

Required: No

Type: List of Tag

Update requires: No interruption

Return values

Ref

When you pass the logical ID of this resource to the intrinsic Ref function, Ref returns the resource name.

For more information about using the Ref function, see Ref.

Fn::GetAtt

The Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function returns a value for a specified attribute of this type. The following are the available attributes and sample return values.

For more information about using the Fn::GetAtt intrinsic function, see Fn::GetAtt.

Endpoint

The connection endpoint for the database. For example: mystack-mydb-1apw1j4phylrk.cg034hpkmmjt.us-east-2.rds.amazonaws.com.

Port

The port number on which the database accepts connections. For example: 8182.