AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate SAA-C02 Practice Exam Question 3

Question 3. A company has an Amazon RDS database backing its production website. The sales team needs to run queries against the database to track training program effectiveness. Queries against the production database cannot impact performance, and the solution must be easy to maintain. How can these requirements be met?

A. Use an Amazon Redshift database. Copy the production database into Redshift and allow the team to query it.
B. Use an Amazon RDS read replica of the production database and allow the team to query against it.
C. Use multiple Amazon EC2 instances running replicas of the production database, placed behind a load balancer.
D. Use an Amazon DynamoDB table to store a copy of the data.

Hint Answer: B