Creating an RDS database instance ¶
This example provides instructions for creating an Amazon RDS DB instance.
VPC(or default VPC) and
security groupare required before an RDS DB instance can be created. See Setting up for Amazon RDS for further instructions.
Database creation ¶
There are two steps for creating the database:
1. Initialize database server ¶
For details on standing up an RDS DB server follow the guide: Creating an Amazon RDS DB instance.
2. Initialize database and user ¶
Don't forget to create the database and user!
This is a required step. For details on creating the application database and database user follow the appropriate guide below:
Next step - Shared storage
Having created the database continue with provisioning the next piece of prerequisite infrastructure, shared storage.