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API for Amazon Relational Database Service

ABAP Interface /AWS1/IF_RDS

The "TLA" is a Three Letter Abbreviation that appears in ABAP class names, data dictionary objects and other ABAP objects throughout the AWS SDK for SAP ABAP. The TLA for Amazon Relational Database Service is RDS. This TLA helps squeeze ABAP objects into the 30-character length limit of the ABAP data dictionary.


To install the AWS SDK for SAP ABAP, import the Core transport, along with the transport for the RDS module and other API modules you are interested in. A few modules are included in the Core transport itself. For more information, see the Developer Guide guide.

About The Service

Amazon Relational Database Service

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient, resizeable capacity for an industry-standard relational database and manages common database administration tasks, freeing up developers to focus on what makes their applications and businesses unique.

Amazon RDS gives you access to the capabilities of a MySQL, MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, Db2, or Amazon Aurora database server. These capabilities mean that the code, applications, and tools you already use today with your existing databases work with Amazon RDS without modification. Amazon RDS automatically backs up your database and maintains the database software that powers your DB instance. Amazon RDS is flexible: you can scale your DB instance's compute resources and storage capacity to meet your application's demand. As with all Amazon Web Services, there are no up-front investments, and you pay only for the resources you use.

This interface reference for Amazon RDS contains documentation for a programming or command line interface you can use to manage Amazon RDS. Amazon RDS is asynchronous, which means that some interfaces might require techniques such as polling or callback functions to determine when a command has been applied. In this reference, the parameter descriptions indicate whether a command is applied immediately, on the next instance reboot, or during the maintenance window. The reference structure is as follows, and we list following some related topics from the user guide.

Amazon RDS API Reference

Amazon RDS User Guide

Using the SDK

In your code, create a client using the SDK module for Amazon Relational Database Service, which is created with factory method /AWS1/CL_RDS_FACTORY=>create(). In this example we will assume you have configured an SDK profile in transaction /AWS1/IMG called ZFINANCE.

DATA(go_session)   = /aws1/cl_rt_session_aws=>create( 'ZFINANCE' ).
DATA(go_rds)       = /aws1/cl_rds_factory=>create( go_session ).

Your variable go_rds is an instance of /AWS1/IF_RDS, and all of the operations in the Amazon Relational Database Service service are accessed by calling methods in /AWS1/IF_RDS.

API Operations

For an overview of ABAP method calls corresponding to API operations in Amazon Relational Database Service, see the Operation List.

Factory Method

/AWS1/CL_RDS_FACTORY=>create( )

Creates an object of type /AWS1/IF_RDS.


Optional arguments:







/AWS1/IF_RDS represents the ABAP client for the RDS service, representing each operation as a method call. For more information see the API Page page.

Configuring Programmatically

DATA(lo_config) = DATA(go_rds)->get_config( ).

lo_config is a variable of type /AWS1/CL_RDS_CONFIG. See the documentation for /AWS1/CL_RDS_CONFIG for details on the settings that can be configured.


Waiters for Implementation can be accessed via get_waiter() method followed by the waiter method to be called.

Details about the waiter methods available for service Implementation can be found in interface /AWS1/IF_RDS_WAITER.


Paginators for Amazon Relational Database Service can be created via get_paginator() which returns a paginator object of type /AWS1/IF_RDS_PAGINATOR. The operation method that is being paginated is called using the paginator object, which accepts any necessary parameters to provide to the underlying API operation. This returns an iterator object which can be used to iterate over paginated results using has_next() and get_next() methods.

Details about the paginator methods available for service Amazon Relational Database Service can be found in interface /AWS1/IF_RDS_PAGINATOR.