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Amazon Aurora now supports PostgreSQL 15



Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL-Compatible Edition now supports PostgreSQL major version 15 (15.2). New features in PostgreSQL 15 include the SQL standard "MERGE" command for conditional SQL queries, performance improvements for both in-memory and disk-based sorting, and support for two-phase commit and row/column filtering for logical replication. Please refer to the [PostgreSQL community announcement]( for more details about the release. This release includes new features for [Babelfish for Aurora PostgreSQL version 3.1]( such as Kerberos support with Active Directory and support for Linked Servers. Please refer to [Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL updates]( for more information. To use the new version, create a new Aurora PostgreSQL-compatible database instance with just a few clicks in the [Amazon RDS Management Console]( You can also upgrade existing database instances. Please review [the Aurora documentation]( to learn more about upgrading. PostgreSQL 15 is available in all [AWS Regions]( except China regions, but including AWS GovCloud (US) Regions. Refer to the [Aurora version policy]( to help you to decide how often to upgrade and how to plan your upgrade process. [Amazon Aurora]( is designed for unparalleled high performance and availability at 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 AWS services. To get started with Amazon Aurora, take a look at our [getting started page](