This topic provides an overview of the features supported by RDS for 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
Migrate the data of an RDS instance Overview of data migration
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization
Instance management Create an RDS instance
Configuration change
Migrate an RDS instance across zones Not supported Not supported Not supported
Manually or automatically switch over services from a primary RDS instance to its secondary instance Not supported Not supported
Change the data replication mode Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Use a parameter template to manage parameters
Create a disaster recovery instance Not supported
Restart an RDS instance
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance
Release an RDS instance
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that are in the recycle bin
Instance upgrade Upgrade the kernel version of an RDS instance
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Manage a database account Create an account to manage databases in an RDS instance
Reset the password of an account for an RDS instance
Modify the permissions of an account for an RDS instance
Authorize the service account of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported
Delete an account from an RDS instance
Reset the permissions of the privileged account for an RDS instance
Database management Create a database for an RDS instance
Delete a database from an RDS instance
Database connection Connect to an RDS instance
Configure endpoints for an RDS instance
View the endpoints and ports of an RDS instance
Apply for a public endpoint for an RDS instance
Monitoring and alerting View the monitoring data of an RDS instance
Set the monitoring frequency of an RDS instance
Configure an alert rule for an RDS instance
Network management Change the network type of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported
Switch an RDS instance to a new VPC and VSwitch Not supported Not supported Not 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
Security management Configure a whitelist for an RDS instance
Switch an RDS instance to the enhanced whitelist mode Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Configure SSL encryption Not supported
Configure TDE for an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Audit SQL explorer Not supported
Logs Not supported
Database backup Back up the data of an RDS instance
A free tier of backup space for an RDS instance
Download a data backup file or binary log file of an RDS instance
Back up the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Data restoration Restore the data of an RDS instance
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Restore the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy Not supported
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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
Migrate the data of an RDS instance Overview of data migration
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization
Instance management Create an RDS instance
Configuration change
Migrate an RDS instance across zones Not supported Not supported Not supported
Manually or automatically switch over services from a primary RDS instance to its secondary instance Not supported Not supported
Change the data replication mode Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Use a parameter template to manage parameters
Create a disaster recovery instance Not supported
Restart an RDS instance
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance
Release an RDS instance
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that are in the recycle bin
Instance upgrade Upgrade the kernel version of an RDS instance
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Manage a database account Create an account to manage databases in an RDS instance
Reset the password of an account for an RDS instance
Modify the permissions of an account for an RDS instance
Authorize the service account of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported
Delete an account from an RDS instance
Reset the permissions of the privileged account for an RDS instance
Database management Create a database for an RDS instance
Delete a database from an RDS instance
Database connection Connect to an RDS instance
Configure endpoints for an RDS instance
View the endpoints and ports of an RDS instance
Apply for a public endpoint for an RDS instance
Monitoring and alerting View the monitoring data of an RDS instance
Set the monitoring frequency of an RDS instance
Configure an alert rule for an RDS instance
Network management Change the network type of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported
Switch an RDS instance to a new VPC and VSwitch Not supported Not supported Not 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
Security management Configure a whitelist for an RDS instance
Switch an RDS instance to the enhanced whitelist mode Not supported
Configure SSL encryption Not supported
Configure TDE for an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Audit SQL explorer Not supported
Logs Not supported
Database backup Back up the data of an RDS instance
A free tier of backup space for an RDS instance
Download a data backup file or binary log file of an RDS instance
Back up the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Data restoration Restore the data of an RDS instance
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Restore the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported Not supported Not supported Not supported
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy Not supported
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RDS MySQL 5.6

Category Feature MySQL 5.6
High-availability Edition
Local SSD
Migrate the data of an RDS instance Overview of data migration
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization
Instance management Create an RDS instance
Configuration change
Migrate an RDS instance across zones
Manually or automatically switch services over from a primary RDS instance to its secondary instance
Change the data replication mode of an RDS instance
Apply a parameter template to an RDS instance
Restart an RDS instance
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance
Release an RDS instance
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that are in the recycle bin
Instance upgrade Upgrade the kernel version of an RDS instance
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance Not supported
Manage a database account Create an account to manage databases in an RDS instance
Reset the password of an account for an RDS instance
Modify the permissions of an account for an RDS instance
Authorize the service account of an RDS instance
Delete an account from an RDS instance
Reset the permissions of the privileged account for an RDS instance
Database management Create a database for an RDS instance
Delete a database from an RDS instance
Database connection Connect to an RDS instance
Configure endpoints for an RDS instance
View the endpoints and ports of an RDS instance
Apply for a public endpoint for an RDS instance
Monitoring and alerting View the monitoring data of an RDS instance
Set the monitoring frequency of an RDS instance
Configure an alert rule for an RDS instance
Network management Change the network type of an RDS instance
Switch an RDS instance to a new VPC and VSwitch
Read-only instance and read/write splitting Create a read-only instance
Enable read/write splitting for a primary instance
Change the network type of the read/write splitting endpoint for an RDS instance
Security management Configure a whitelist for an RDS instance
Switch an RDS instance to the enhanced whitelist mode
Configure SSL encryption for an RDS instance
Set TDE
Audit SQL explorer
Logs
Data backup Back up the data of an RDS instance
A free tier of backup space for an RDS instance
Download a data backup file or binary log file of an RDS instance
Back up the data of an RDS instance across regions
Database restoration Restore the data of an RDS instance
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance
Cross-region restoration
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy Not supported
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RDS MySQL 5.5

Category Feature MySQL 5.5
High-availability Edition
Local SSD
Migrate the data of an RDS instance Overview of data migration
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization
Instance management Create an RDS instance
Configuration change
Migrate an RDS instance across zones
Manually or automatically switch services over from a primary RDS instance to its secondary instance
Change the data replication mode of an RDS instance
Apply a parameter template to an RDS instance Not supported
Create a disaster recovery instance Not supported
Restart an RDS instance
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance
Release an RDS instance
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances that are in the recycle bin
Instance upgrade Upgrade the kernel version of an RDS instance
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance
Account management Create an account to manage databases in an RDS instance
Reset the password of an account for an RDS instance
Modify the permissions of an account for an RDS instance
Authorize the service account of an RDS instance
Delete an account from an RDS instance
Reset the permissions of the privileged account for an RDS instance
Database management Create a database for an RDS instance
Delete a database from an RDS instance
Database connection Connect to an RDS instance
Configure endpoints for an RDS instance
View the endpoints and ports of an RDS instance
Apply for a public endpoint for an RDS instance
Monitoring and alerting View the monitoring data of an RDS instance
Set the monitoring frequency of an RDS instance
Configure an alert rule for an RDS instance
Network management Change the network type of an RDS instance
Switch an RDS instance to a new VPC and VSwitch
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
Security management Configure a whitelist for an RDS instance
Switch an RDS instance to the enhanced whitelist mode
Configure SSL encryption for an RDS instance Not supported
Configure TDE for an RDS instance Not supported
Audit SQL explorer
Logs
Data backup Back up the data of an RDS instance
A free tier of backup space for an RDS instance
Download a data backup file or binary log file of an RDS instance
Back up the data of an RDS instance across regions Not supported
Data restoration Restore the data of an RDS instance
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
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