Wake up your RDS Aurora Serverless before running your migrations

When you're using an RDS Aurora Serverless DB instance with Laravel Vapor, you have the option to scale it down to zero capacity units when it's been idle. This is great for development environments -- it only takes a few seconds to come back up, and while it's hibernating, you're saving loads of money. One … Continue reading Wake up your RDS Aurora Serverless before running your migrations