Introduction to AWS Relational Database Service

Lab Details

  1. This lab walks you through to the creation and testing of an Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) database. We will create an RDS MySql Database and test the connection using MySQL Workbench.
  2. Duration: 50 minutes

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

Architecture Diagram

Task Details

  1. Launch the Lab Environment

  2. Create a Security Group for RDS Instance

  3. Create RDS Database Instance

  4. Connecting to RDS Database on a DB Instance using the MySQL Workbench

  5. Validation of the lab


  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.