This topic describes the features that are supported by different editions and versions of PolarDB for MySQL.

MySQL 8.0

Type Feature MySQL 8.0
Cluster Edition X-Engine Single Node Edition
Data migration Overview Supported Supported Supported
Cluster management Purchase a pay-as-you-go cluster and Purchase a subscription cluster Supported Supported Supported
Purchase a storage plan Supported Supported Supported
Change the billing method from subscription to pay-as-you-go Supported Supported Supported
Change the billing method of a cluster from pay-as-you-go to subscription Supported Supported Supported
Manual renewal Supported Supported Supported
Auto-renewal Supported Supported Supported
Release a cluster Supported Supported Supported
Specify cluster and node parameters Supported Supported Supported
Configure an IP whitelist Supported Supported Supported
Clone a cluster Supported Supported Supported
Bind a tag Supported Supported Supported
Filter clusters by tag Supported Supported Supported
View tags bound to a cluster Supported Supported Supported
Unbind a tag Supported Supported Supported
Account Register and log on to an Alibaba Cloud account Supported Supported Supported
Create and authorize a RAM user Supported Supported Supported
Create a database account Supported Supported Supported
Manage database accounts for a cluster Supported Supported Supported
Database Database Management Supported Supported Supported
PolarProxy Apply for a cluster endpoint or a primary endpoint Supported Supported Supported
Connect to a cluster Supported Supported Supported
Private domain names Supported Supported Supported
Read/write splitting Supported Supported Not supported
Dynamic data masking Supported Supported Not supported
Configure PolarProxy Supported Supported Not supported
Cluster configuration changes Manually upgrade or downgrade a PolarDB cluster Supported Supported Not supported
Automatic configuration changes (auto scaling) Supported Supported Not supported
Automatically scale local resources Supported Not supported Not supported
Add or remove read-only nodes Supported Supported Not supported
Temporary upgrade Supported Not supported Not supported
Upgrade an Archive Database Standalone Edition cluster to an Archive Database Cluster Edition cluster Not supported Not supported Not supported
High-availability deployment architecture Multi-zone deployment and Change the primary zone and vSwitch of a cluster Supported Not supported Not supported
Multi-node deployment and Automatic failover and manual failover Supported Supported Not supported
Global database network (GDN) Create and release a GDN Supported Not supported Not supported
Add and remove secondary clusters Supported Not supported Not supported
Connect to a GDN Supported Not supported Not supported
Data security Configure TDE Supported Not supported Supported
Configure SSL encryption Supported Supported Supported
Backup and restoration Automatic backup Supported Supported Supported
Manual backup Supported Supported Supported
Cluster restoration: Restore data from a backup set Supported Supported Supported
Cluster restoration: Restore data to a previous point in time Supported Supported Supported
Database or table restoration: Restore data from a backup set Supported Not supported Not supported
Database or table restoration: Restore data to a previous point in time Supported Not supported Not supported
Cluster recycle bin Restore a released cluster Supported Supported Supported
Delete a released cluster Supported Supported Supported
Diagnosis and optimization SQL Explorer Supported Not supported Supported
View performance monitoring data Supported Supported Supported
Slow SQL query Supported Not supported Not supported
Autonomy center Supported Not supported Not supported
Session Management Supported Not supported Supported
Real-time Monitoring Supported Not supported Supported
Storage analysis Supported Not supported Supported
Deadlock analysis Supported Not supported Supported
Diagnostic reports Supported Not supported Supported
Performance Insight Supported Not supported Not supported
Database engine Version Management Supported Supported Supported
Enable binary logging Supported Not supported Supported
Use ROLLUP to improve performance Supported Supported Supported
Table recycle bin Supported Supported Supported
Fast query cache Supported Supported Supported
Parallel query Supported Not supported Supported
Statement Outline Supported Supported Supported
Hot row optimization Supported Supported Supported
Performance Agent Supported Supported Supported
Other features Set a maintenance window Supported Supported Supported
View and manage scheduled events Supported Supported Supported
Restart nodes Supported Supported Supported

MySQL 5.7

Type Feature MySQL 5.7
Cluster Edition Single Node Edition
Data migration Overview Supported Supported
Cluster management Purchase a pay-as-you-go cluster and Purchase a subscription cluster Supported Supported
Purchase a storage plan Supported Supported
Change the billing method from subscription to pay-as-you-go Supported Supported
Change the billing method of a cluster from pay-as-you-go to subscription Supported Supported
Manual renewal Supported Supported
Auto-renewal Supported Supported
Release a cluster Supported Supported
Specify cluster and node parameters Supported Supported
Configure an IP whitelist Supported Supported
Clone a cluster Supported Supported
Bind a tag Supported Supported
Filter clusters by tag Supported Supported
View tags bound to a cluster Supported Supported
Unbind a tag Supported Supported
Account Register and log on to an Alibaba Cloud account Supported Supported
Create and authorize a RAM user Supported Supported
Create a database account Supported Supported
Manage database accounts for a cluster Supported Supported
Database Database Management Supported Supported
PolarProxy Apply for a cluster endpoint or a primary endpoint Supported Supported
Connect to a cluster Supported Supported
Private domain names Supported Supported
Read/write splitting Supported Not supported
Dynamic data masking Supported Not supported
Configure PolarProxy Supported Not supported
Auto scaling Manually upgrade or downgrade a PolarDB cluster Supported Not supported
Automatic configuration changes (auto scaling) Supported Not supported
Automatically scale local resources Supported Not supported
Add or remove read-only nodes Supported Not supported
Temporary upgrade Supported Not supported
High-availability deployment architecture Multi-zone deployment and Change the primary zone and vSwitch of a cluster Supported Not supported
Multi-node deployment and Automatic failover and manual failover Supported Not supported
GDN Create and release a GDN Not supported Not supported
Add and remove secondary clusters Not supported Not supported
Connect to a GDN Not supported Not supported
Data security Configure TDE Supported Supported
Configure SSL encryption Supported Supported
Backup and restoration Automatic backup Supported Supported
Manual backup Supported Supported
Cluster restoration: Restore data from a backup set Supported Supported
Cluster restoration: Restore data to a previous point in time Supported Supported
Database or table restoration: Restore data from a backup set Supported Not supported
Database or table restoration: Restore data to a previous point in time Supported Not supported
Cluster recycle bin Restore a released cluster Supported Supported
Delete a released cluster Supported Supported
Diagnosis and optimization SQL Explorer Supported Supported
View performance monitoring data Supported Supported
Slow SQL query Supported Not supported
Autonomy center Supported Not supported
Session Management Supported Supported
Real-time Monitoring Supported Supported
Storage analysis Supported Supported
Deadlock analysis Supported Supported
Diagnostic reports Supported Supported
Performance Insight Supported Not supported
Database engine Version Management Supported Supported
Enable binary logging Supported Supported
Use ROLLUP to improve performance Not supported Not supported
Table recycle bin Not supported Not supported
Fast query cache Supported Not supported
Parallel query Not supported Not supported
Statement Outline Supported Supported
Hot row optimization Not supported Not supported
Performance data monitoring Not supported Not supported
Other features Set a maintenance window Supported Supported
View and manage scheduled events Supported Supported
Restart nodes Supported Supported

MySQL 5.6

Type Feature MySQL 5.6
Cluster Edition Single Node Edition
Data migration Overview Supported Supported
Cluster management Purchase a pay-as-you-go cluster and Purchase a subscription cluster Supported Supported
Purchase a storage plan Supported Supported
Change the billing method from subscription to pay-as-you-go Supported Supported
Change the billing method of a cluster from pay-as-you-go to subscription Supported Supported
Manual renewal Supported Supported
Auto-renewal Supported Supported
Release a cluster Supported Supported
Specify cluster and node parameters Supported Supported
Configure an IP whitelist Supported Supported
Clone a cluster Supported Supported
Bind a tag Supported Supported
Filter clusters by tag Supported Supported
View tags bound to a cluster Supported Supported
Unbind a tag Supported Supported
Account Register and log on to an Alibaba Cloud account Supported Supported
Create and authorize a RAM user Supported Supported
Create a database account Supported Supported
Manage database accounts for a cluster Supported Supported
Database Database Management Supported Supported
PolarProxy Apply for a cluster endpoint or a primary endpoint Supported Supported
Connect to a cluster Supported Supported
Private domain names Supported Supported
Read/write splitting Supported Not supported
Dynamic data masking Supported Not supported
Configure PolarProxy Supported Not supported
Auto scaling Manually upgrade or downgrade a PolarDB cluster Supported Not supported
Automatic configuration changes (auto scaling) Supported Not supported
Automatically scale local resources Supported Not supported
Add or remove read-only nodes Supported Not supported
Temporary upgrade Supported Not supported
High-availability deployment architecture Multi-zone deployment and Change the primary zone and vSwitch of a cluster Supported Not supported
Multi-node deployment and Automatic failover and manual failover Supported Not supported
GDN Create and release a GDN Supported Not supported
Add and remove secondary clusters Supported Not supported
Connect to a GDN Supported Not supported
Data security Configure TDE Supported Supported
Configure SSL encryption Supported Supported
Backup and restoration Automatic backup Supported Supported
Manual backup Supported Supported
Cluster restoration: Restore data from a backup set Supported Supported
Cluster restoration: Restore data to a previous point in time Supported Supported
Database or table restoration: Restore data from a backup set Supported Not supported
Database or table restoration: Restore data to a previous point in time Supported Not supported
Cluster recycle bin Restore a released cluster Supported Supported
Delete a released cluster Supported Supported
Diagnosis and optimization SQL Explorer Supported Supported
View performance monitoring data Supported Supported
Slow SQL query Supported Not supported
Autonomy center Supported Not supported
Session Management Supported Supported
Real-time Monitoring Supported Supported
Storage analysis Supported Supported
Deadlock analysis Supported Supported
Diagnostic reports Supported Supported
Performance Insight Supported Not supported
Database engine Version Management Supported Supported
Enable binary logging Supported Supported
Use ROLLUP to improve performance Not supported Not supported
Table recycle bin Not supported Not supported
Fast query cache Supported Not supported
Parallel query Not supported Not supported
Statement Outline Supported Supported
Hot row optimization Supported Supported
Performance data monitoring Not supported Not supported
Other features Set a maintenance window Supported Supported
View and manage scheduled events Supported Supported
Restart nodes Supported Supported