Relational Database Service update: MySQL 8 support

Flexible Engine
Release Notes

June 15, 2020

MySQL is an object-relational database management system. The latest stable version of datebase engine, MySQL 8, is now live for Relational Database Service.

MySQL 8 is available in the Relational Database Service. Sign in to the Flexible Engine Management Console, select MySQL, then the 8 version for DB engine version in Relational Database Service. This upgrade is live for all our regions: Paris region (eu-west-0), Amsterdam region (eu-west-1) and Atlanta region (na-east-0).

You can find all the related information (Relational Database Service User Guide, Relational Database Service API Reference, Relational Database Service Developer Guide) here.

Currently the new KMV c6 flavors are only supported for MySQL in the Paris region.