Posted On: Apr 13, 2020

Amazon RDS for MySQL now supports MySQL Community Edition major version 8.0 in AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. MySQL 8.0 is the latest major version release and offers new query functionality and enhancements for better performance, reliability, security, manageability, and international and mobile support.

To learn more about Amazon RDS for MySQL 8.0 and how to upgrade your database instances, please refer to the Amazon RDS User Guide. Launch a new Amazon RDS for MySQL 8.0 database instance or upgrade your current instance with just a few clicks in the AWS Management Console.