AWS SDK for Ruby
Developer Guide

Creating a Snapshot of an Amazon RDS Cluster

The following example creates a snapshot for the Amazon RDS cluster represented by cluster_name in the us-west-2 region.

require 'aws-sdk-rds' # v2: require 'aws-sdk' rds = Aws::RDS::Resource.new(region: 'us-west-2') cluster = rds.db_cluster(cluster_name) date = Time.new date_time = date.year.to_s + '-' + date.month.to_s + '-' + date.day.to_s + '-' + date.hour.to_s + '-' + date.min.to_s id = cluster_name + '-' + date_time cluster.create_snapshot({db_cluster_snapshot_identifier: id}) puts "Created cluster snapshot #{id}"