Learn how to set up, operate, and scale mission critical MySQL, Oracle, and SQL Server database deployments using Amazon RDS. Grant McAlister, our senior principal engineer, shares best practices for deploying mission critical systems on Amazon RDS. We show you how to architect for security, durability, and high availability. You also learn how easy it is to scale your compute capacity, storage, and the IOPS associated with your database. Finally, some of our customers share what they've learned about building scalable applications on RDS.