Database

Read Replicas for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now in preview

28 January 2019

We are excited to announce public preview availability of Read Replicas for Azure Database for PostgreSQL. Azure Database for PostgreSQL now supports continuous, asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for PostgreSQL server (the "master”) to up to five Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers (the “read replicas”) in the same region.

Principal Software Engineer

Microsoft and Citus Data: Providing the best PostgreSQL service in the cloud

24 January 2019

Today, we announced the acquisition of Citus Data, an innovative open source extension to scale out PostgreSQL databases without the need to re-architect existing applications. Citus Data delivers unparalleled performance and scalability by intelligently distributing data and queries across multiple nodes, which makes sharding simple.

Partner Director, Software Engineering

Performance troubleshooting using new Azure Database for PostgreSQL features

10 January 2019

At Ignite 2018, Microsoft’s Azure Database for PostgreSQL announced the preview of Query Store (QS), Query Performance Insight (QPI), and Performance Recommendations (PR) to help ease performance troubleshooting, in response to customer feedback. This blog intends to inspire ideas on how you can use features that are currently available to troubleshoot some common scenarios.

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Azure

Transforming your data in Azure SQL Database to columnstore format

20 December 2018

We are excited to reveal a public preview of a new feature in Azure SQL Database, both in logical server and Managed Instance, called CLUSTERED COLUMNSTORE ONLINE INDEX build. This operation enables you to migrate your data stored in row-store format to the columnstore format and maintain your columnstore data structures with the minimal downtime on your workload.

Program Manager, Azure SQL Database