Gartner Research

Solution Scorecard for Amazon Relational Database Service, March 2020

Published: 30 March 2020

ID: G00451299

Analyst(s): Lyn Robison , Darryl Jamieson

Summary

Amazon RDS fulfills all of Gartner’s required criteria for an operational database platform as a service. When combined with AWS’s dbPaaS and data-related offerings, Amazon RDS provides an enterprise-ready option for data and analytics technical professionals tasked with selecting dbPaaS solutions.

Table Of Contents

What’s New in This Update

Bottom-Line Assessment

  • Solution Scorecard and Feature Snapshot
    • Solution Scorecard Calculation
    • Solution Criteria Framework
  • Strengths
  • Weaknesses
  • Reasons to Deploy
  • Reasons to Not Deploy

Analysis

  • Required Features for Production
  • Preferred Features for Production
  • Optional Features for Production

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