Posted On: Aug 6, 2018

Amazon RDS for MySQL now supports MySQL Community Edition minor versions 5.6.40 and 5.7.22 in AWS China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet and AWS China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD. These new versions include a number of fixes and functionality improvements for the MySQL database engine.

We encourage you to consider upgrading your RDS for MySQL database instances at your convenience. You can upgrade your Amazon RDS for MySQL database instance with just a few clicks in the AWS Management Console. Learn more about upgrading your database instances from the Amazon RDS User Guide

You can find the release notes for the new minor versions here: