Data persistence is at the core of every line of business application. In this course, Creating, Connecting, and Monitoring Databases with Amazon RDS, you will learn foundational knowledge of managing the five third-party database engines provided by RDS. First, you will learn the common configurations shared among each these engines. Next, you will discover any specific configurations of each engine. Finally, you will explore several of the supporting features provided by RDS, such as Read Replicas, Database Backups, and Database Monitoring. When you’re finished with this course, you will have the skills and knowledge of Amazon RDS needed to create, connect to, and monitor the five third-party database engines.