Amazon RDS for MySQL offers the option to automate minor version upgrades using the minor version upgrade policy, a property that lets you decide if Amazon is allowed to perform the upgrades on your behalf. Usually the goal is not to upgrade automatically every RDS instance but to keep up to date automatically non-production deployments. This helps you address engine issues as soon as possible and improve the automation of the deployment process.
If your are using the AWS Command Line Interface (CLI) and you have an instance called test-rds01 it is as simple as changing
[--auto-minor-version-upgrade | --no-auto-minor-version-upgrade]
aws rds modify-db-instance --db-instance-identifier test-rds01 --apply-immediately …[Read more]