This topic provides an overview of the features supported by ApsaraDB RDS instances that run MySQL 8.0. In the following table, ticks (√) indicate that a feature is supported, and crosses (×) indicate that a feature is not supported.

Category Feature MySQL 8.0
RDS Enterprise Edition RDS High-availability Edition RDS Basic Edition
Local SSD Local SSD Standard SSD ESSD Standard SSD ESSD
Data migration Overview of data migration solutions ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Instance management Create an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Change the specifications of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Configure automatic storage expansion for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️
Enable the automatic scale-up feature for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Migrate an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance across zones in the same region ✔️ ✔️
Switch workloads over between primary and secondary ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Change the data replication mode of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️
Use a parameter template to manage the parameters of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Create a disaster recovery ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Restart an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Set the maintenance window of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Release an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances in the recycle bin ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Instance upgrade Update the minor engine version of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Upgrade the major engine version of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance
Account management Create an account on an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Configure a custom password policy for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance
Reset the password of an account of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Modify the permissions of an account of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Grant permissions to the service account of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️
Delete an account from an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Reset the permissions of the privileged account of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Database management Create a database on an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Delete a database from an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Database connection Connect to an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Configure endpoints for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
View and change the internal and public endpoints and port numbers of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Apply for a public endpoint for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Monitoring and alerting View the resource metrics, engine metrics, and deployment metrics of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Set the monitoring frequency of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Configure an alert rule for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Network management Change the network type of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️
Switch an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance to a new VPC and a new vSwitch ✔️ ✔️
Read-only instances and read/write splitting Create a read-only ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Enable the read/write splitting feature for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Change the network type of the read/write splitting endpoint for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Security management Configure an IP address whitelist for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Switch an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance to the enhanced whitelist mode
Configure SSL encryption for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Configure TDE for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️
Audit Use the SQL Explorer feature on an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Manage the logs of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Backup Back up an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Free quota for backup storage of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Download the backup files of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️
Enable cross-region backups for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️
Restoration Restore the data of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Restore the individual databases and tables of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️
Restore the data of an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance across regions ✔️
Dedicated proxy Use the dedicated proxy feature on an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
AliSQL AliSQL ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Tag management Add tags to ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Remove tags from an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Use tags to filter ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️