AWS RDS with MySQL using Flask

Send data to MySql Workbench from your website

Aniket Wattamwar
AWS Pocket

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In this article, we are going to make a complete sign up & login page which will be connected to the AWS RDS and we will use MySql Workbench.

Before we begin you must have

  • Python 3.6
  • Flask
  • AWS free tier account to access the AWS services
  • My SQL Workbench installed and working

Lets begin now !!!

1. AWS RDS Database Creation

We will create our database first on RDS. The steps are:

  1. Search for aws rds and click on it that will take you to RDS Dashboard
  2. On the left sidebar, click on databases
  3. We will create a new database. Click on Create Database on the right top corner
  4. Select MySql (you can go for other options as well)
  5. Click on the checkbox that says ‘Only enable options eligible for RDS Free Usage Tier’ — to avoid unnecessary deductions from your account and click Next.
  6. Keep the default settings for Instance Specifications
  7. In the Settings section, enter db instance name.
  8. Enter the master…

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