Amazon Relational Database Service
User Guide (API Version 2014-10-31)

Working with MariaDB Replication

You usually use Read Replicas to configure replication between Amazon RDS DB instances. For general information about Read Replicas, see Working with Read Replicas of MariaDB, MySQL, and PostgreSQL DB Instances. For specific information about working with Read Replicas on Amazon RDS MariaDB, see Working with MariaDB Read Replicas.

You can also configure replication based on binary log coordinates for a MariaDB DB instance. For MariaDB instances, you can also configure replication based on global transaction IDs (GTIDs), which provides better crash safety. For more information, see Configuring GTID-Based Replication into an Amazon RDS MariaDB DB instance.


The other replication options are available with Amazon RDS MariaDB: