Posted On: Oct 10, 2018
Amazon RDS for MySQL now supports MySQL Community Edition minor versions 5.5.61, 5.6.41, and 5.7.23 in all AWS Regions. These new versions include functionality improvements and fixes for the MySQL database engine.
You can read more about the improvements in the MySQL community documentation:
Get started by launching a new Amazon RDS for MySQL database instance or upgrading your current instance with just a few clicks in the AWS Management Console. Learn more about upgrading your database instances from the Amazon RDS User Guide.