Why Use a Cloud Database?

Cost Savings with Cloud Databases

In the earlier section, we just talked about how a PaaS-like service can help you and your business to speed up deployment. So now let’s take a look at the benefits of cloud databases in terms of costs.

5 More Reasons to Use Cloud Databases

Still not convinced that cloud databases are for you? Well, here are five compelling reasons for you to consider making the switch:

  • You can create RDS instances through the RDS console or APIs within a few minutes.
  • You can upgrade or downgrade instance specifications as needed to make sure that you are only using the resources you require.
  • You can operate RDS databases in the way you operate your own database engines.
  • Alibaba Cloud guarantees the normal operation of RDS through routine maintenance and management, such as hardware/software fault processing and database patch upgrades.

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