Deploy a Secure Multi-AZ RDS Instance

1.75 hours
  • 3 Learning Objectives

About this Hands-on Lab

In this hands-on lab, you are asked to deploy a secure Multi-AZ RDS instance. After completing this lab, students will have hands-on experience deploying a simple RDS instance, ensuring connectivity to the instance, and enabling Multi-AZ.

Learning Objectives

Successfully complete this lab by achieving the following learning objectives:

Deploy RDS Instance

Deploy a single Availability Zone, PostgreSQL RDS instance named secure-db.
Choose a burstable instance type of db.t3.medium and utlize GP2 storage.
You will create a new VPC security group for the instances named RDSSecurityGroup.

Convert to Multi-AZ

Convert to the instance to Multi-AZ and initate a failover.

Ensure Connectivity

Ensure connectivity from the EC2 node to the RDS instance using the psql command.

Additional Resources

You are working as a database administrator and are tasked with deploying a new RDS instance to be used for production testing of a new application. To accomplish this task, you will need to complete the following:

  • Deploy an RDS instance
  • Convert to Multi-AZ
  • Ensure connectivity

What are Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs are real environments created by industry experts to help you learn. These environments help you gain knowledge and experience, practice without compromising your system, test without risk, destroy without fear, and let you learn from your mistakes. Hands-on Labs: practice your skills before delivering in the real world.

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