Overview of events for Amazon RDS - Amazon Relational Database Service

Overview of events for Amazon RDS

An RDS event indicates a change in the Amazon RDS environment. For example, Amazon RDS generates an event when the state of a DB instance changes from pending to running. Amazon RDS delivers events to CloudWatch Events and EventBridge in near-real time.

Note

Amazon RDS emits events on a best effort basis. We recommend that you avoid writing programs that depend on the order or existence of notification events, because they might be out of sequence or missing.

Amazon RDS records events that relate to the following resources:

This information includes the following:

  • The date and time of the event

  • The source name and source type of the event

  • A message associated with the event