Encrypted Connections with Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS)

Amazon published today that Relational Database Service (RDS) now supports SSL encrypted connections. You can now generate an SSL certificate for each database instance.

Here are a few of the details about Relational Database Service (RDS) SSL connections: I have just started using Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for a couple of blogs and a real-time data harvesting tools I am working on for fun, so probably won't get a chance to try out the SSL encrypted connections for a while. I'm sure it will help make people concerned about cloud security feel a little better.