Posted On: Aug 28, 2018

Amazon RDS Performance Insights, an advanced database performance monitoring feature that makes it easy to diagnose and solve database performance challenges, is now generally available for Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for MySQL. This release supports MySQL version 5.7.22 and higher.

Performance Insights allows non-experts to detect performance problems with an easy-to-understand dashboard that visualizes database load. It now supports all MySQL and PostgreSQL engines on Amazon RDS and Amazon Aurora, with additional RDS database engines available in preview.

Performance Insights offers a free tier with 7 days of data retention and a paid long-term data retention option. You can get started by logging into the Amazon RDS Management Console, enabling Performance Insights for a new or existing database instance, and viewing the Performance Insights dashboard. The Amazon Web Services API and SDK make it easy to integrate Performance Insights data into on-premises and third-party monitoring tools. For more information, visit the documentation.

Amazon RDS makes it easy to set up, operate, and scale database deployments in the cloud. For more information about Performance Insights, please visit the product page. For regional availability, see Performance Insights Pricing.