Modifying the Number of Streams in Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL Database Backups

You can modify the number of streams used for backup operations. You can configure multiple streams for data backups.


Multi-stream backups work only for PostgreSQL clients with Indexing Version 2. By default, Indexing Version 2 is enabled for new clients that are created in Feature Release 11.30 and more recent versions.


  1. From the navigation pane, go to Protect > Databases.

    The database overview page appears.

  2. On the Instances tab, click the instance.

    The instance properties page appears.

  3. On the Database groups tab, select the database group for which you want to modify the number of streams.

    The database group page appears.

  4. In the General section, beside Number of data streams, click Edit, and then enter the number of streams.

  5. Click SUBMIT.