Databases in Amazon Lightsail
Last updated: March 15, 2019
You can create a MySQL or PostgreSQL managed database in Amazon Lightsail with a few steps. Lightsail makes database administration more efficient by managing your common maintenance and security tasks. Using the Lightsail console, you can:
Back up your database to a snapshot.
Create a new larger database from a snapshot.
Troubleshoot common issues with browser-based logs and metrics.
Recover data by using point-in-time backup and restore operations.
The efficient Lightsail experience enables you to build your application on a Lightsail instance and connect it to a Lightsail managed database. You can also create a standalone database, and connect analytics or querying tools for your company. Choose from standard or high availability database plans that include your pre-configured database, SSD-based storage, and data transfer allocation for a fixed, monthly price. You can also manage Lightsail databases using the AWS Command Line Interface (AWS CLI), API, or SDK.
Here's some articles to help you manage your database in Lightsail: