How to encrypt AWS RDS MySQL replica set with zero downtime and zero data loss

Melik Karapetyan
Apr 23, 2020 · 7 min read

Encryption of production databases can be a very challenging task. It is a very time-consuming operation and during that process, things may go wrong, which is the last thing that you want to do in a production environment. First of all, let’s look into the risks of doing such a procedure.

The Risks