This topic provides an overview of the features supported by RDS MySQL with different database engine versions, RDS editions, and storage types.

RDS MySQL 8.0

Category Feature MySQL 8.0
Enterprise Edition High-availability Edition Basic Edition
Local SSD Local SSD Standard SSD ESSD Standard SSD
Instance management Create an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Change the specifications of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Migrate an RDS instance across zones in the same region Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Manually or automatically switch services over from a primary RDS instance to its secondary instance Not supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Change the data replication mode of an RDS instance Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Apply a parameter template to an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Create a disaster recovery instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Restart an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Release an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that are in the recycle bin Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Instance upgrade Upgrade the kernel version of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Account management Create an account to manage databases in an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Reset the password of an account for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Modify the permissions of an account for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Authorize the service account of an RDS instance Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Delete an account from an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Reset the permissions of the privileged account for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Database management Create a database for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Delete a database from an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Database connection Connect to an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Configure endpoints for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
View the endpoints and ports of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Apply for a public endpoint for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Monitoring and alerting View the monitoring data of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Set the monitoring frequency of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Configure an alert rule for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Network management Change the network type of an RDS instance Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Switch an RDS instance to a new VPC and VSwitch Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Read-only instance and read/write splitting Create a read-only instance Supported Supported Supported Not supported Not supported
Enable read/write splitting for an RDS instance Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Change the network type of the read/write splitting endpoint for an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Modify the latency threshold of an RDS instance Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Modify the read weights of read-only instances Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Security management Configure a whitelist for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Switch an RDS instance to the enhanced whitelist mode Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Configure SSL encryption for an RDS instance Not supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Configure TDE for an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Audit SQL Explorer Supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Log management Supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Data backup Back up the data of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
A free tier of backup space for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Download a data backup file or binary log file of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Back up the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Data restoration Restore the data of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Restore the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy Supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
AliSQL Statement concurrency control Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Statement outline Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Recycle bin Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Thread pool Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Sequence engine Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Performance Insight Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Purge Large File Asynchronously Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Returning Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Statement Queue Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Inventory Hint Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Tag management Create tags Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Delete tags Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Filter RDS instances by tag Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported

RDS MySQL 5.7

Category Feature MySQL 5.7
Enterprise Edition High-availability Edition Basic Edition
Local SSD Local SSD Standard SSD ESSD Standard SSD
Instance management Create an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Change the specifications of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Migrate an RDS instance across zones in the same region Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Manually or automatically switch services over from a primary RDS instance to its secondary instance Not supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Change the data replication mode of an RDS instance Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Apply a parameter template to an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Create a disaster recovery instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Restart an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Release an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that are in the recycle bin Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Instance upgrade Upgrade the kernel version of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Account management Create an account to manage databases in an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Reset the password of an account for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Modify the permissions of an account for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Authorize the service account of an RDS instance Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Delete an account from an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Reset the permissions of the privileged account for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Database management Create a database for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Delete a database from an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Database connection Connect to an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Configure endpoints for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
View the endpoints and ports of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Apply for a public endpoint for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Monitoring and alerting View the monitoring data of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Set the monitoring frequency of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Configure an alert rule for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Network management Change the network type of an RDS instance Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Supported
Switch an RDS instance to a new VPC and VSwitch Supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Read-only instance and read/write splitting Create a read-only instance Not supported Supported Supported Not supported Not supported
Enable read/write splitting for an RDS instance Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Change the network type of the read/write splitting endpoint for an RDS instance Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Modify the latency threshold of an RDS instance Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Modify the read weights of read-only instances Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Security management Configure a whitelist for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Switch an RDS instance to the enhanced whitelist mode Supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Configure SSL encryption for an RDS instance Not supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Configure TDE for an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Audit SQL Explorer Supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Log management Supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
Data backup Back up the data of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
A free tier of backup space for an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Download a data backup file or binary log file of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Back up the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Data restoration Restore the data of an RDS instance Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Restore the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported Supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy Supported Supported Supported Supported Not supported
AliSQL Statement concurrency control Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Statement outline Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Recycle bin Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Thread pool Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Sequence engine Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Performance Insight Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Purge Large File Asynchronously Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Returning Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Statement Queue Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Inventory Hint Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Tag management Create tags Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Delete tags Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported
Filter RDS instances by tag Supported Supported Supported Supported Supported

RDS MySQL 5.6

Category Feature MySQL 5.6
High-availability Edition
Local SSD
Instance management Create an RDS instance Supported
Change the specifications of an RDS instance Supported
Migrate an RDS instance across zones Supported
Manually or automatically switch services over from a primary RDS instance to its secondary instance Supported
Change the data replication mode of an RDS instance Supported
Apply a parameter template to an RDS instance Supported
Restart an RDS instance Supported
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance Supported
Release an RDS instance Supported
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that are in the recycle bin Supported
Instance upgrade Upgrade the kernel version of an RDS instance Supported
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance Not supported
Account management Create an account to manage databases in an RDS instance Supported
Reset the password of an account for an RDS instance Supported
Modify the permissions of an account for an RDS instance Supported
Authorize the service account of an RDS instance Supported
Delete an account from an RDS instance Supported
Reset the permissions of the privileged account for an RDS instance Supported
Database management Create a database for an RDS instance Supported
Delete a database from an RDS instance Supported
Database connection Connect to an RDS instance Supported
Configure endpoints for an RDS instance Supported
View the endpoints and ports of an RDS instance Supported
Apply for a public endpoint for an RDS instance Supported
Monitoring and alerting View the monitoring data of an RDS instance Supported
Set the monitoring frequency of an RDS instance Supported
Configure an alert rule for an RDS instance Supported
Network management Change the network type of an RDS instance Supported
Switch an RDS instance to a new VPC and VSwitch Supported
Read-only instance and read/write splitting Create a read-only instance Supported
Enable read/write splitting for an RDS instance Supported
Change the network type of the read/write splitting endpoint for an RDS instance Supported
Modify the latency threshold of an RDS instance Supported
Modify the read weights of read-only instances Supported
Security management Configure a whitelist for an RDS instance Supported
Switch an RDS instance to the enhanced whitelist mode Supported
Configure SSL encryption for an RDS instance Supported
Configure TDE for an RDS instance Supported
Audit SQL Explorer Supported
Log management Supported
Data backup Back up the data of an RDS instance Supported
A free tier of backup space for an RDS instance Supported
Download a data backup file or binary log file of an RDS instance Supported
Back up the data of an RDS instance across regions Supported
Data restoration Restore the data of an RDS instance Supported
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance Supported
Restore the data of an RDS instance across regions Supported
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy Not supported
AliSQL Statement concurrency control Not supported
Statement outline Not supported
Recycle bin Not supported
Thread pool Supported
Sequence engine Not supported
Performance Insight Not supported
Purge Large File Asynchronously Supported
Returning Not supported
Statement Queue Not supported
Inventory Hint Not supported
Tag management Create tags Supported
Delete tags Supported
Filter RDS instances by tag Supported

RDS MySQL 5.5

Category Feature MySQL 5.5
High-availability Edition
Local SSD
Instance management Create an RDS instance Supported
Change the specifications of an RDS instance Supported
Migrate an RDS instance across zones Supported
Manually or automatically switch services over from a primary RDS instance to its secondary instance Supported
Change the data replication mode of an RDS instance Supported
Apply a parameter template to an RDS instance Not supported
Create a disaster recovery instance Not supported
Restart an RDS instance Supported
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance Supported
Release an RDS instance Supported
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that are in the recycle bin Supported
Instance upgrade Upgrade the kernel version of an RDS instance Supported
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance Supported
Account management Create an account to manage databases in an RDS instance Supported
Reset the password of an account for an RDS instance Supported
Modify the permissions of an account for an RDS instance Supported
Authorize the service account of an RDS instance Supported
Delete an account from an RDS instance Supported
Reset the permissions of the privileged account for an RDS instance Supported
Database management Create a database for an RDS instance Supported
Delete a database from an RDS instance Supported
Database connection Connect to an RDS instance Supported
Configure endpoints for an RDS instance Supported
View the endpoints and ports of an RDS instance Supported
Apply for a public endpoint for an RDS instance Supported
Monitoring and alerting View the monitoring data of an RDS instance Supported
Set the monitoring frequency of an RDS instance Supported
Configure an alert rule for an RDS instance Supported
Network management Change the network type of an RDS instance Supported
Switch an RDS instance to a new VPC and VSwitch Supported
Read-only instance and read/write splitting Create a read-only instance Not supported
Enable read/write splitting for an RDS instance Not supported
Change the network type of the read/write splitting endpoint for an RDS instance Not supported
Modify the latency threshold of an RDS instance Not supported
Modify the read weights of read-only instances Not supported
Security management Configure a whitelist for an RDS instance Supported
Switch an RDS instance to the enhanced whitelist mode Supported
Configure SSL encryption for an RDS instance Not supported
Configure TDE for an RDS instance Not supported
Audit SQL Explorer Supported
Log management Supported
Data backup Back up the data of an RDS instance Supported
A free tier of backup space for an RDS instance Supported
Download a data backup file or binary log file of an RDS instance Supported
Back up the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported
Data restoration Restore the data of an RDS instance Supported
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance Not supported
Restore the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy Not supported
AliSQL Statement concurrency control Not supported
Statement outline Not supported
Recycle bin Not supported
Thread pool Not supported
Sequence engine Not supported
Performance Insight Not supported
Purge Large File Asynchronously Supported
Returning Not supported
Statement Queue Not supported
Inventory Hint Not supported
Tag management Create tags Supported
Delete tags Supported
Filter RDS instances by tag Supported