I am looking to switch from mysql rds to aurora rds. Right now I use mysql multi-AZ. When reading about Aurora I noted that the storage layer is stored in 3 AZ's.

If an aurora instance fails the time of recovery is based on spinning up a new instance from one of the copies of data. My understanding is that it takes about 10 minutes. Is this pretty reliable and safe to do in production if 10 minutes is not a huge problem? Is there a chance for data loss?

If I did add a read replica it would failover in 1-2 minutes like it does with mysql rds

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