Posted On: May 6, 2024

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) now supports C6gd database (DB) instances in RDS for PostgreSQL and MySQL Multi-AZ deployments with two readable standbys. These compute optimized DB instances are available in sizes ranging from 1 vCPU up to 64 vCPU (medium up to 16xlarge sizes). C6gd DB instances are the only instances that support medium size instances for Multi-AZ deployments with two readable standbys. C6gd is an ideal candidate for cost optimizing dev/test workloads intended for Multi-AZ deployments with readable standby instances.

C6gd DB instances are available for Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL version 16.1 and higher, 15.2 and higher, 14.5 and higher, 13.8 and higher, and Amazon RDS for MySQL version 8.0.28 and higher. These instances are now available in Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) region, operated by NWCD.

For complete information on pricing and regional availability, please refer to the Amazon RDS pricing page. Create a database using the Amazon RDS Management Console