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Backup and Restore AWS RDS Databases with Snapshots

Lab Details

  1. This lab walks you through the steps to create RDS Backup Database Snapshots. 

  2. You will practice using RDS databases and creating these point-in-time snapshots.

  3. Duration: 2 hours

  4. AWS Region: US East (N. Virginia) us-east-1

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Task Details

  1. Log in to the AWS Management Console.

  2. Create a RDS Database.

  3. Connecting to RDS Database.

  4. Creating a Snapshot.

  5. Creating a Backup.

  6. Connecting to a Backup Database.

  7. Validation of the lab.

  8. Deleting AWS Resources.


  1. For testing this lab, it is necessary to download the MySql GUI Tool, To download it, go to the Download MySQL Workbench page. Based on your OS, select the respective option under Generally Available (GA) Releases. Download and Install.