Posted On: Jan 11, 2024

Following the announcement of updates to the PostgreSQL database by the open source community, we have updated Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition to support PostgreSQL 15.5, 14.10, 13.13, 12.17. These releases contain product improvements and bug fixes made by the PostgreSQL community, along with Aurora-specific improvements. This release also contains new features and improvements such as group role authentication support using Amazon Directory Service for Microsoft Active Directory with the new pg_ad_mapping extension, and Babelfish for Aurora PostgreSQL version 3.4. Refer to the Aurora version policy to help you to decide how often to upgrade and how to plan your upgrade process. As a reminder, if you are running any version of Amazon Aurora. PostgreSQL 11, you must upgrade to a newer major version by February 29, 2024.

You can initiate a minor version upgrade by modifying your DB cluster. Please review the Aurora documentation to learn more. This release is available in all Amazon Web Services Regions, including the Amazon Web Services China (Beijing) Region, operated by Sinnet and the Amazon Web Services China (Ningxia) Region, operated by NWCD. For a full feature parity list, head to our feature parity page. To see all regions that support Amazon Aurora head to our region page.

Amazon Aurora is designed for unparalleled high performance and availability at a global scale with full MySQL and PostgreSQL compatibility. It provides built-in security, continuous backups, serverless compute, up to 15 read replicas, automated multi-Region replication, and integrations with other Amazon Web Services services. To get started with Amazon Aurora, take a look at our getting started page.