This topic provides an overview of the features supported by ApsaraDB RDS instances that run MySQL 5.5. In the following table, ticks (√) indicate that a feature is supported, and crosses (×) indicate that a feature is not supported.

Category Feature MySQL 5.5
RDS High-availability Edition
Local SSD
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 ✔️
Enable the automatic scale-up feature for an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance ✔️
Migrate an ApsaraDB RDS for MySQL instance across zones within 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 ✔️
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 ✔️
Configure a custom password policy for 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 ✔️