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What should a Database Specialist do to copy the database backup into a different Region?

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A company has an Amazon RDS Multi-AZ DB instances that is 200 GB in size with an RPO of 6 hours. To meet the company’s disaster recovery policies, the database backup needs to be copied into another Region. The company requires the solution to be cost-effective and operationally efficient.

What should a Database Specialist do to copy the database backup into a different Region?

  • A . Use Amazon RDS automated snapshots and use AWS Lambda to copy the snapshot into another Region
  • B . Use Amazon RDS automated snapshots every 6 hours and use Amazon S3 cross-Region replication to copy the snapshot into another Region
  • C . Create an AWS Lambda function to take an Amazon RDS snapshot every 6 hours and use a second Lambda function to copy the snapshot into another Region
  • D . Create a cross-Region read replica for Amazon RDS in another Region and take an automated snapshot of the read replica

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Suggested Answer: C

Explanation:

System snapshot can't fulfill 6 hours requirement. You need to control it by script https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/database/%C2%AD%C2%AD%C2%ADautomating-cross-region-cross-account-snapshot-copies-with-the-snapshot-tool-for-amazon-aurora/

   
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