Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL connection

You can create a connection asset for Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL in a project or in a catalog. If you have a  Watson Machine Learning Server service instance, you can promote the connection asset from a project to a deployment space. 

Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL is a PostgreSQL relational database that runs on Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS).

Supported tools

These tools support Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL connections:

  • Data Refinery
  • Metadata Import
  • Notebooks. You can use the insert-to-code function to get the connection credentials and load the data into a data structure. See Load data from data source connections.

Supported versions

PostgreSQL database versions 9.4, 9.5, 9.6, 10, 11 and 12

Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL setup

For setup instructions, see these topics:

Supported encryption

(Optional) SSL certificate


Username and password to Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL. (IAM authentication is not supported.)

Watson Studio and Watson Knowledge Catalog plans

The Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL connection is available on all Watson Studio and Watson Knowledge Catalog plans.

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Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL