This topic provides an overview of the features supported by ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL with different database engine versions, RDS editions, and storage types. In the following table, the check sign (√) indicates that the feature is supported, and the cross sign (×) indicates that the feature is not supported.

MySQL 8.0

Category Feature MySQL 8.0
Enterprise Edition High-availability Edition Basic Edition
Local SSD Local SSD Standard or Enhanced SSD Enhanced SSD Standard or Enhanced SSD
Data migration Overview of data migration
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization
Instance management Create an RDS instance
Change the specifications of an RDS instance
Migrate an RDS instance across zones in the same region × × ×
Switch over services between a primary RDS instance and its secondary instance × ×
Change the data replication mode of an RDS instance × × × ×
Apply a parameter template to an RDS instance
Create a disaster recovery instance ×
Restart an RDS instance
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance
Release an RDS instance
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances in the recycle bin
Instance upgrade Upgrade the minor engine version of an RDS instance
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance × × × × ×
Account management Create an account for 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 an RDS 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 ×
Configure Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) for an RDS instance × × × ×
Audit SQL Explorer ×
Log management ×
Database backup Back up an RDS instance
t1952299.html#task_1952299 × × × ×
View the free quota for backup storage of an RDS instance
Download a backup file of an RDS instance
Back up an RDS instance across regions × × × ×
Database restoration Restore an RDS instance
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance × × × ×
Restore an RDS instance across regions × × × ×
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy ×
AliSQL AliSQL
Tag management Create tags
Unbind a tag
Filter RDS instances by tag

MySQL 5.7

Category Feature MySQL 5.7
Enterprise Edition High-availability Edition Basic Edition
Local SSD Local SSD Standard or Enhanced SSD Enhanced SSD Standard or Enhanced SSD
Data migration Overview of data migration
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization
Instance management Create an RDS instance
Change the specifications of an RDS instance
Migrate an RDS instance across zones in the same region × × ×
Switch over services between a primary RDS instance and its secondary instance × ×
Change the data replication mode of an RDS instance × × × ×
Apply a parameter template to an RDS instance
Create a disaster recovery instance ×
Restart an RDS instance
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance
Release an RDS instance
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances in the recycle bin
Instance upgrade Upgrade the minor engine version of an RDS instance
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance × × × × ×
Account management Create an account for 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 an RDS 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 ×
Configure TDE for an RDS instance × × × ×
Audit SQL Explorer ×
Log management ×
Database backup Back up an RDS instance
t1952299.html#task_1952299 × × × ×
View the free quota for backup storage of an RDS instance
Download a backup file of an RDS instance
Back up an RDS instance across regions × × × ×
Database restoration Restore an RDS instance
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance × × × ×
Restore an RDS instance across regions × × × ×
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy ×
AliSQL AliSQL
Tag management Create tags
Unbind a tag
Filter RDS instances by tag

MySQL 5.6

Category Feature MySQL 5.6
High-availability Edition
Local SSD
Data migration Overview of data migration
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization
Instance management Create an RDS instance
Change the specifications of an RDS instance
Migrate an RDS instance across zones in the same region
Switch over services between a primary RDS instance and 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 in the recycle bin
Instance upgrade Upgrade the minor engine version of an RDS instance
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance ×
Account management Create an account for 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 an RDS 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
Configure TDE for an RDS instance
Audit SQL Explorer
Log management
Database backup Back up an RDS instance
t1952299.html#task_1952299
View the free quota for backup storage of an RDS instance
Download a backup file of an RDS instance
Back up an RDS instance across regions
Database restoration Restore an RDS instance
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance
Restore an RDS instance across regions
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy ×
AliSQL AliSQL
Tag management Create tags
Unbind a tag
Filter RDS instances by tag

MySQL 5.5

Category Feature MySQL 5.5
High-availability Edition
Local SSD
Data migration Overview of data migration
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization
Instance management Create an RDS instance
Change the specifications of an RDS instance
Migrate an RDS instance across zones in the same region
Switch over services between a primary RDS instance and its secondary instance
Change the data replication mode of an RDS instance
Apply a parameter template to an RDS instance ×
Create a disaster recovery instance ×
Restart an RDS instance
Set the maintenance window of an RDS instance
Release an RDS instance
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances in the recycle bin
Instance upgrade Upgrade the minor engine version of an RDS instance
Upgrade the database engine version of an RDS instance
Account management Create an account for 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 an RDS 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 ×
Configure TDE for an RDS instance ×
Audit SQL Explorer
Log management
Database backup Back up the data of an RDS instance
t1952299.html#task_1952299 ×
View the free quota for backup storage of an RDS instance
Download a backup file of an RDS instance
Back up the data of an RDS instance across regions ×
Database restoration Restore an RDS instance
Restore individual databases or tables of an RDS instance ×
Restore an RDS instance across regions ×
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy ×
AliSQL AliSQL x
Tag management Create tags
Unbind a tag
Filter RDS instances by tag