How to Create an AWS RDS MySQL Instance for WordPress Websites

Overview If you are hosting a WordPress website with Amazon, either through AWS Lightsail or AWS EC2 you will sleep better at night with a more robust database solution than a local MySQL database running on your web server instance. This How To post will walk you through setting up an AWS RDS instance to[…]

AWS Aurora vs MySQL: Side By Side Comparison

Aurora is Amazon’s AWS relational database that offers compatibility with MySQL.  Amazon offers Aurora on its RDS platform and boasts that benchmarks show it capable of speeds of up to five times faster than standard MySQL.  In this article I am offering a brief comparison of Aurora to MySQL side by side.  Take a look at the features and benefits and you can decide for yourself which option is the right one for you.

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