Aurora MySQL Serverless 5.6 engine updates 2020-08-14 (version 1.21.0) - Amazon Aurora

Aurora MySQL Serverless 5.6 engine updates 2020-08-14 (version 1.21.0)

Aurora Serverless 5.6 is generally available. It has the same features and bug fixes as Aurora MySQL 1.21.0.

Aurora Serverless v1 doesn't have its own version number. It uses the number of the Aurora MySQL version that supports it to distinguish between Aurora MySQL 5.6 and Aurora MySQL 5.7 updates. For more information, see Aurora Serverless v1 and Aurora database engine versions. For general information about Aurora Serverless, see Using Amazon Aurora Serverless v1.

If you have any questions or concerns, AWS Support is available on the community forums and through AWS Premium Support. For more information, see Maintaining an Aurora DB cluster.

Bug fixes:

This Aurora Serverless release includes all bug fixes up to Aurora MySQL version 1.21.0. For details, see Aurora MySQL database engine updates 2019-11-25 (version 1.21.0) and the release notes for previous Aurora MySQL versions.


This Aurora Serverless release improves CPU utilization across the Serverless fleet, especially benefiting clusters with one and two Aurora capacity units (ACUs). See Aurora Serverless v1 architecture for more information about ACUs.