Once considered as a “fun gimmick” cloud database platforms have become massively popular in any production environment - whether SMB or enterprise. Amongst the reasons for their popularity are high accessibility and security, as well as dynamic flexibility. You don’t even have to worry about maintenance, hardware, patching, and scaling.
That said, Amazon Web Services is a go-to solution for both small-scale and large-scale users. This whitepaper provides a well-detailed overview of its main database services: RDS, Redshift, DynamoDB, and SimpleDB, and offers tips on how to apply them in business and production properly.
Compare database platforms respective administering depths, performance rates, database engines, and storage capacities and identify the Amazon database solution whose computing infrastructure and overall flexibility are aligned to your organization’s needs.