Getting Started with Multi AZ for RDS SQL Server

Published on May 19, 2014

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. Through synchronous replication to a physically distinct standby, Amazon RDS Multi-AZ deployments provide enhanced availability and durability. Multi-AZ deployments are available for all RDS database engines, including Microsoft SQL Server. In this video, we explain the benefits and function of Multi-AZ deployments for RDS for SQL Server, and we'll do a demonstration of Multi-AZ setup. We also demonstrate Multi-AZ's ability to fail over from a master database instance to a standby. To learn more, visit: