A RDS instance will typically be created in a VPC. Security groups provide access to the DB instance in the VPC. They act as a firewall for the associated DB instance, controlling both inbound and outbound traffic at the instance level. DB instances are created by default with a firewall and a default security group […]
Create A RDS Within Elastic Beanstalk or Separately? You can create a RDS within an environment using Elastic Beanstalk, however: Once added to an environment it can't be removed. It will be tied to the lifecycle of your environment, so will be lost if the environment is closed. For a production environment its often better to […]
You can set the retention period for backups, so that Amazon RDS can perform automated backups.