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.

FeatureFunctionRegular RDS instanceServerless RDS instance
RDS Enterprise EditionRDS High-availability EditionRDS Basic EditionRDS Basic Edition
Data migrationOverview of data migration methods✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Data synchronizationOverview of data synchronization✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Instance management✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Configure automatic storage expansion for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance✔️✔️
Enable the automatic scale-up feature for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance✔️✔️✔️
Cross-zone migration✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
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 upgradeUpdate of the minor engine version✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Upgrade of the major engine version
Upgrade from RDS Basic Edition to RDS High-availability Edition✔️✔️
Upgrade from standard SSDs to ESSDs
Upgrade from RDS High-availability Edition to RDS Enterprise Edition
Account managementAccount 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 managementDatabase creation✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Database deletion✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Database connection managementInstance connection✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Endpoint setting✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Endpoint and port number viewing✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Public endpoint application✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Monitoring and alertingMetric viewing✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Monitoring frequency setting✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Alert rule setting✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Network managementNetwork type change✔️✔️
Virtual private cloud (VPC) and vSwitch change✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Read-only instance and read/write splittingRead-only instance creation✔️✔️✔️✔️
Read/write splitting✔️✔️✔️✔️
Change of the network type of the read/write splitting endpoint✔️✔️✔️✔️
Security managementConfigure 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 (DSC)
AuditingSQL Explorer✔️✔️✔️✔️
Log management✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Historical event viewing✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Database backupData backup✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Free quota on backup storage✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Backup download✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Cross-region backup✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
RestorationData restoration✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Restoration of individual databases and tables✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Data restoration from a cross-region backup file✔️
Dedicated proxyDedicated proxy✔️✔️✔️✔️
Diagnosis and optimizationDatabase Autonomy Service (DAS) overview✔️✔️✔️✔️
Tag managementAdd tags to ApsaraDB RDS instances✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Remove tags from an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️
Use tags to filter ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instances✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️