Determine the upgrade technique

Based on the needs for your Aurora MySQL-Compatible cluster, choose among the multiple upgrade techniques.

Plan your upgrade

To make sure that your applications and administration procedures work smoothly after upgrading a cluster between major versions, do some advance planning and preparation.

Upgrade your cluster

Aurora MySQL performs a major version upgrade as a multistage process. After the upgrade process begins, it runs until the upgrade either succeeds or fails.

Troubleshoot upgrade issues

Use the following tutorials to help troubleshoot problems with Aurora MySQL upgrades.

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