Please note that this is not recommended for any production purpose, don’t expose MySQL traffic to the Internet !
MySQL Database Service is now available, take a look at this nice introduction video:
It is usually a very bad idea to expose a database on a public IP (MySQL or any other database ). MDS doesn’t allow you to implement such bad security practice.
The best way to use your MySQL instance is to use a VPN as I explained in this article.
However, this can be restrictive for a simple test. In this post I will illustrate how you can setup a MDS instance and test it without having to setup any kind of VPN. Of course I recommend you to use such practice only for testing …[Read more]