Monthly Archives: September 2013

Connecting to an AWS RDS Database Using MySQL Monitor, or MySQL Workbench

Hi everyone, For one of my projects, I’ve been playing around with AWS for some time. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is pretty much a huge collection of amazing computing, networking, databasing, etc. resources which you can use to create just about anything! Among the many obstacles I’ve encountered along the way – wouldn’t be fun without them – my latest one was connecting to the RDS instance so I can actually see what’s happening. I mean, I can SSH into EC2, and probably access RDS from there. But I want