Posted On: Feb 29, 2024

Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB now support AWS Graviton3-based M7g and R7g database instances in US West (N. California), Asia Pacific (Hyderabad, Seoul), Canada (Central), Europe (London, Spain), and Middle East (Bahrain). Graviton3-based instances provide up to a 30% performance improvement and up to a 27% price/performance improvement (based on on-demand pricing) over Graviton2-based instances on RDS for open-source databases depending on database engine, version, and workload

With this regional expansion, Graviton3 database instances are now available for Amazon RDS in 16 regions: US East (N. Virginia, Ohio), US West (N. California, Oregon), Asia Pacific (Hyderabad, Mumbai, Seoul, Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo), Canada (Central), Europe (Frankfurt, Ireland, London, Spain), and Middle East (Bahrain). For complete information on pricing and regional availability, please refer to the Amazon RDS pricing page.

M7g and R7g database instances are available on Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL version 16.1 and higher, 15.2 and higher, 14.5 and higher, and 13.8 and higher. M7g and R7g database instances are available on Amazon RDS for MySQL version 8.0.28 and higher, and Amazon RDS for MariaDB version 10.11.4 and higher, 10.6.10 and higher, 10.5.18 and higher, and 10.4.27 and higher. For more details on these instances and supported versions for each region, refer to the Amazon RDS User Guide. Get started by creating a fully managed M7g or R7g database instance using the Amazon RDS Management Console.