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RDS horizontal scaling

Is there a way we can scale relational databases horizontally? RDS read replication is an option but that is only for reads.

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For most databases the answer is no, but AWS has put in a bit of effort into their Aurora product to make multi-master databases a reality for the cloud:

This is pretty new as of writing this, I don’t think there’s a lot of experience out there with it. But you can always go to their documentation.

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