AWS Certified Database – Specialty – Question88

A database specialist is responsible for an Amazon RDS for MySQL DB instance with one read replica. The DB instance and the read replica are assigned to the default parameter group. The database team currently runs test queries against a read replica. The database team wants to create additional tables in the read replica that will only be accessible from the read replica to benefit the tests.
Which should the database specialist do to allow the database team to create the test tables?

A.
Contact AWS Support to disable read-only mode on the read replica. Reboot the read replica. Connect to the read replica and create the tables.
B. Change the read_only parameter to false (read_only=0) in the default parameter group of the read replica. Perform a reboot without failover. Connect to the read replica and create the tables using the local_only MySQL option.
C. Change the read_only parameter to false (read_only=0) in the default parameter group. Reboot the read replica. Connect to the read replica and create the tables.
D. Create a new DB parameter group. Change the read_only parameter to false (read_only=0). Associate the read replica with the new group. Reboot the read replica. Connect to the read replica and create the tables.

Correct Answer: A