- AWS Code Sample demonstrates how to delete an Amazon RDS snapshot.

/* Copyright, Inc. or its affiliates. All Rights Reserved. This file is licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"). You may not use this file except in compliance with the License. A copy of the License is located at This file is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License. */ package com.example.rds; import; import; import; import; import; public class DeleteDBInstance { public static void main(String[] args) { final String USAGE = "\n" + "Usage:\n" + " DeleteDBInstance <dbInstanceIdentifier> \n\n" + "Where:\n" + " dbInstanceIdentifier - The database instance identifier \n"; if (args.length < 1) { System.out.println(USAGE); System.exit(1); } String dbInstanceIdentifier = args[0]; Region region = Region.US_WEST_2; RdsClient rdsClient = RdsClient.builder() .region(region) .build(); deleteDatabaseInstance(rdsClient, dbInstanceIdentifier); } public static void deleteDatabaseInstance( RdsClient rdsClient, String dbInstanceIdentifier) { try { DeleteDbInstanceRequest deleteDbInstanceRequest = DeleteDbInstanceRequest.builder() .dbInstanceIdentifier(dbInstanceIdentifier) .deleteAutomatedBackups(true) .skipFinalSnapshot(true) .build(); DeleteDbInstanceResponse response = rdsClient.deleteDBInstance(deleteDbInstanceRequest); System.out.print("The status of the database is " + response.dbInstance().dbInstanceStatus()); } catch (RdsException e) { System.out.println(e.getLocalizedMessage()); System.exit(1); } } }

Sample Details

Service: Amazon Relational Database Service

Last tested: 7/6/2020

Author: scmacdon - aws

Type: full-example