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Request Methods

The HTTP protocol defines request methods, such as GET, PUT, POST, PATCH, and DELETE, to indicate the desired action to be performed on the identified resource. Currently, RESTful APIs provided by RDS support the methods listed in Table 1.

Table 1 HTTP methods

Method

Description

GET

The GET method requests that the server return a specific resource.

PUT

The PUT method requests that the server update a specific resource.

POST

The POST method requests that the server add resources or execute specific operations.

PATCH

The PATCH method requests that the server add a specific resource.

DELETE

The DELETE method requests that the server delete a specific resource, such as an object.