Why I choose AWS Aurora over RDS Postgres?

When we started to build our application 2 years ago, we chose RDS Postgres because RDS is managed by AWS. We have not noticed performance issues until recently when more and more customers start to use our application.

We are using Django framework for the backend Restful endpoints. In order to improve the performance of our application, Newrelic was used to monitor the performance of the backend endpoints. For endpoints that have a high # of database calls for each transaction, we optimized the code to reduce the # of database calls. We useQuerySet.select_related() and…