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 methods ️️️️✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Data synchronization Overview of data synchronization ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Instance management Instance creation ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Instance configuration change ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Configure automatic storage expansion for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️
Enable the automatic scale-up feature for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Migration across zones ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Automatic or manual primary/secondary switchover ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Change of the data replication mode ✔️
Usage of parameter templates ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Creation of disaster recovery instances ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Instance restart ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Instance suspension
Maintenance window setting ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Instance release ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Manage ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances in the recycle bin ✔️ ✔️ ️️️✔️ ️️️✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Instance upgrade Minor engine version update ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Major engine version upgrade
Upgrade from RDS Basic Edition to RDS High-availability Edition ✔️ ✔️
Upgrade from standard SSDs to enhanced SSDs (ESSD)
Upgrade from RDS High-availability Edition to RDS Enterprise Edition
Account management Account creation ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Configure a custom password policy for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance
Password reset ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Account permission modification ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Service account authorization ✔️ ✔️
Account deletion ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Reset of the permissions of privileged accounts ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Database management Database creation ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Database deletion ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Database connection Instance connection ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Endpoint setting ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Endpoint and port number viewing ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Public endpoint application ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Monitoring and alerting Metric viewing ✔️ ️️️✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Monitoring frequency setting ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Alert rule setting ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Network management Network type change ✔️ ✔️
Virtual private cloud (VPC) and vSwitch change ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Read-only instances and read/write splitting Read-only instance creation ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Read/write splitting ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Change of the network type of the read/write splitting endpoint ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Security management Configure an IP address whitelist for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Switching to the enhanced whitelist mode
SSL encryption setting ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Transparent data encryption (TDE) setting ✔️
Enable or disable the release protection feature for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Disk encryption ✔️ ✔️
Sensitive data management
Data security center
Audit SQL Explorer ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Log management ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Historical event viewing ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Backup Data backup ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Free quota on backup storage ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Backup download ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Cross-region backup ✔️
Restoration Data restoration ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Restoration of individual databases and tables ✔️
Data restoration from a cross-region backup file ✔️
Dedicated proxy Dedicated proxy ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Diagnosis and optimization Database Autonomy Service (DAS) overview ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
AliSQL AliSQL ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Tag management Add tags to ApsaraDB RDS instances ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Remove tags from an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Use tags to filter ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️