About RDS autoscaling and shrinking


Features of RDS Autoscale

Aurora and RDS cannot automatically scale performance through Auto-Scaling.

However, RDS allows instance types to be scaled down during the course of use.


use case

  • If you are unable to determine how much data capacity you will have when installing RDS


With RDS Storage Auto Scaling, you can

RDS storage capacity automatically scales without downtime as database workloads increase.