Glossary

Amazon Aurora

Amazon Aurora is a fully-managed, cloud-based relational database service provided by Amazon Web Services (AWS). It is designed to be compatible with MySQL and PostgreSQL, and offers the performance and availability of a high-end commercial database at a fraction of the cost.

Aurora uses a distributed, shared-nothing architecture, which allows it to scale horizontally and handle high levels of concurrency. It also includes features such as data replication and failover to enable high availability and reliability.

Aurora offers a variety of options for managing and accessing data, including the ability to create and manage tables, indexes, and views, as well as the ability to run complex queries and perform data transformation and analysis. It also includes features such as data compression and data tiering to enable users to optimize their data storage and performance.

Known for its high performance and availability, Aurora it is designed to handle very large amounts of data, and can handle thousands of reads and writes per second, making it a suitable solution for applications with high levels of traffic. It also includes features such as data replication and failover to enable high availability and reliability.