Amazon announces the Generally Availability of its AWS Amazon Aurora Serverless V2, which is auto-managed service for Aurora PostgreSQL and MySQL. This service is designed to by auto-scalable, auto-start, auto-recover and auto-scale in fraction of seconds to handle hundreds to thousands of requests. The AWS Amazon Aurora Serverless V2 can be well used in the scenarios where workload is unpredictable and such cases service is able to handle large numbers of requests without any request deny issue. This service is claimed to save over 90% of cost when compared with the traditional means of server provisioning and capacity planning.
The Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 is well designed for installing to meet high workloads of any type of application. This service will help clients in running their high or low workload applications without having to invest in server management activities.
Company announced that the Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 service is now generally available for production use, and this service is now supporting both Aurora PostgreSQL and MySQL. So, applications using PostgreSQL and MySQL as backend can use the capability of Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 to run their application and also save cost.
The Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 can work with both PostgreSQL and MySQL servers with following features:
Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 supports:
Capacity of the database server is scaled up or down to meet application load requirements in a highly automated manner. This service is fully managed by Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and fully automates the database administrative tasks such as provisioning, database setup, configuration, software patches and backups. This service gives a piece of mind to the companies using PostgreSQL and MySQL.
What is Amazon Aurora?
Amazon Aurora is a relational database service from Amazon Web Services which supports MySQL and PostgreSQL server. This service is a cloud based database service on the Amazon cloud service. Applications that use MySQL or PostgreSQL server as back end database can use the latest Amazon Aurora or Amazon Aurora Serverless V2 to run enterprise applications.
Both MySQL and PostgreSQL servers are open-source relational database servers popular among the business for running various types of applications. These database servers can interact with the database server with the help of Structured Query Language (SQL).
Amazon Aurora supports both MySQL and PostgreSQL servers, which offers a true highly scalable relational database for the cloud. These are fully managed by Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) and moreover provisioning/management is fully automated. The Amazon Aurora also automates the time-consuming administration tasks such as hardware provisioning, setup of the OS, setup of database, server/database patching, capacity scaling and backups.
What is AWS Amazon Aurora Serverless V2?
The Amazon Aurora Serverless v2 is the next version of Aurora Serverless and this service is now generally available. Clients can use this service to run their on-demand, business critical database servers on the Amazon AWS cloud. The Aurora Serverless v2 is a very powerful serverless service that can scale instantly to support high demand. Service is said to deliver up to 90% cost saving as compared to provisioning for peak capacity.
This service is scaled in a fine-grained manner to use the optimal server resource and save the cost. During this process the right amount of the computing, memory and other resources are allocated to process the database requests.