During a major version upgrade of My SQL, Amazon RDS runs the My SQL binary tables during a major version upgrade. TABLE_SCHEMA NOT IN ('mysql','information_schema','performance_schema') AND (is_tables. In all other cases, you must modify the DB instance manually to perform a minor version upgrade.To preserve log information, save the log contents before the major version upgrade. COLUMN_TYPE IN ('time','timestamp','datetime') AND is_tables. We don’t automatically upgrade an Amazon RDS DB instance until we post an announcement to the forums announcement page and send a customer e-mail notification.The time for the outage varies based on the size of your DB instance.Amazon RDS supports the following in-place upgrades for major versions of the My SQL database engine: Note You can only create My SQL version 5.7 DB instances with current generation DB instance classes and the M3 previous generation DB instance class.When Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) supports a new version of a database engine, you can upgrade your DB instances to the new version.
After OS updates are complete, you must upgrade to each major version: 5.5 to 5.6, and then 5.6 to 5.7.The My SQL Server option, which is highlighted, should say mysql-5.7.If it doesn't, press ENTER, then scroll down to mysql-5.7 using the arrow keys, and press ENTER again.You control when to upgrade your DB instance to a new version supported by Amazon RDS.
This level of control helps you maintain compatibility with specific database versions and test new versions with your application before deploying in production.If the upgrade doesn't work for your databases, you can restore this snapshot to create a DB instance running the old version.