Options for MySQL DB instances - Amazon Relational Database Service

Options for MySQL DB instances

Following, you can find a description of options, or additional features, that are available for Amazon RDS instances running the MySQL DB engine. To enable these options, you can add them to a custom option group, and then associate the option group with your DB instance. For more information about working with option groups, see Working with option groups.

Amazon RDS supports the following options for MySQL:

Option Option ID Engine versions

MariaDB Audit Plugin support for MySQL


MySQL 8.0.28 and higher 8.0 versions

All MySQL 5.7 versions

MySQL memcached support


All MySQL 5.7 and 8.0 versions