From the AWS site:
Amazon RDS is a web service that makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient and resizable capacity while managing time-consuming database administration tasks, which allows you to focus on your applications and business. Amazon RDS gives you access to the full capabilities of a MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, or Amazon Aurora database engine, meaning that the code, applications, and tools you already use today with your existing databases can be used with Amazon RDS.
The following post simply drops a video on How to Create and Launch AWS RDS (MySQL):