Overview of events for Aurora - Amazon Aurora
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Overview of events for Aurora

An RDS event indicates a change in the Aurora environment. For example, Amazon Aurora generates an event when a DB cluster is patched. Amazon Aurora delivers events to CloudWatch Events and EventBridge in near-real time.


Amazon RDS emits events on a best effort basis. We recommend that you avoid writing programs that depend on the order or existence of notification events, because they might be out of sequence or missing.

Amazon RDS records events that relate to the following resources:

This information includes the following:

  • The date and time of the event

  • The source name and source type of the event

  • A message associated with the event