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Deploy a Secure Multi-AZ RDS Instance

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.

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Clock icon Beginner
Clock icon 1h 45m
Clock icon Apr 20, 2023

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    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.

  2. Challenge

    Ensure Connectivity

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

  3. Challenge

    Convert to Multi-AZ

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

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