Getting started with Amazon RDS - Amazon Relational Database Service

Getting started with Amazon RDS

In the following examples, you can find how to create and connect to a DB instance using Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS). You can create a DB instance that uses MariaDB, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or PostgreSQL.

Important

Before you can create or connect to a DB instance, you must complete the tasks in Setting up for Amazon RDS.

Creating a DB instance and connecting to a database on a DB instance is slightly different for each of the DB engines. Choose one of the following DB engines that you want to use for detailed information on creating and connecting to the DB instance. After you have created and connected to your DB instance, there are instructions to help you delete the DB instance.