AWS Data Pipeline
Developer Guide (API Version 2012-10-29)

Incremental Copy of Amazon RDS MySQL Table to Amazon S3

The Incremental Copy of RDS MySQL Table to S3 template does an incremental copy of the data from an Amazon RDS MySQL table and stores the output in an Amazon S3 location. The Amazon RDS MySQL table must have a Last Modified column.

This template copies changes that are made to the table between scheduled intervals starting from the scheduled start time. The schedule type is time series so if a copy was scheduled for a certain hour, AWS Data Pipeline copies the table rows that have a Last Modified time stamp that falls within the hour. Physical deletes to the table are not copied. The output is written in a timestamped subfolder under the Amazon S3 location on every scheduled run.

The template uses the following pipeline objects: