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Amazon Aurora

Amazon Aurora is a MySQL and PostgreSQL-compatible relational database engine that combines the speed and availability of high-end commercial databases with the simplicity and cost-effectiveness of open source databases. The service is part of Amazon Web Services (AWS) family, providing fully managed database solutions through cloud storage capabilities. Designed to offer performance improvements over traditional database engines, Aurora functions by distributing data across multiple availability zones for automatic failover support without any need for manual intervention or data replication management on your end. This technology can automatically scale up to 64TB per database instance while maintaining high levels of performance and reliability.