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    September 2019

    23 Sep

    Data Factory supports copying data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Azure Data Factory now supports Azure Database for PostgreSQL as a sink. Use the copy activity feature to load data into Azure Database for PostgreSQL from any supported data source.

    • Data Factory
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    18 Sep

    Audit logging on Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now in preview

    Audit logging on Azure SQL Database for PostgreSQL via PGAudit is now available in preview. Produce audit logs of events including writes, reads, role changes, and DDL with the audit extension.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    4 Sep

    Cross-region read replicas in Azure Database for PostgreSQL are now available

    Cross-region read replicas are now generally available in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features

    July 2019

    24 Jul

    PostgreSQL 11 is now generally available in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    PostgreSQL 11, the latest major version of PostgreSQL, is now generally available in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    9 Jul

    Large storage for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now in preview

    We are excited to announce support for up to 16 TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now in preview.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    • Open Source

    June 2019

    26 Jun

    Storage auto-grow for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now generally available

    We’re excited to announce that Azure Database for PostgreSQL users can opt in to storage auto-grow, which is now generally available.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    • Management
    • Open Source
    26 Jun

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available in South Africa regions

    We are pleased to announce that Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of South Africa North and South Africa West.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Open Source
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    12 Jun

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL support for PostgreSQL 11 is now in preview

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides preview support for the latest major version of PostgreSQL, version 11.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features

    May 2019

    15 May

    The Orafce extension on Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now available

    Now generally available, the orafce extension is supported on Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    15 May

    Read replica across regions for Azure database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL

    Cross-region asynchronous replication is now in preview for Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    6 May

    Hyperscale (Citus) is now in preview on Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    We’re pleased to announce the preview of Hyperscale (Citus), a new deployment option for Azure Database for PostgreSQL that scales out Postgres horizontally.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features

    April 2019

    17 Apr

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL Read Replica is now generally available

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL now supports asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for PostgreSQL server to up to five servers in the same region.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    3 Apr

    Query Store for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides general availability support for Query Store, which is one of three features comprising the Intelligent Performance feature set. Query Store collects and stores query execution statistics and wait event distributions.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    3 Apr

    Performance Recommendations for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL can learn and adapt to users’ workloads. The generally available release of Performance Recommendations, which is one of three features comprising the Intelligent Performance feature set, provides users with a list of recommendations for creating or dropping new indexes to potentially improve the performance of their workloads.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    3 Apr

    Query Performance Insights for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available

    The Query Performance Insights feature in Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available. Query Performance Insights is one of the three features that comprise the Intelligent Performance feature set.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features

    March 2019

    18 Mar

    TimescaleDB for Azure Database for PostgreSQL to power IoT and time-series workloads

    Microsoft has established a partnership with Timescale that introduces support for TimescaleDB in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    18 Mar

    PostgreSQL extension in Azure Data Studio and PostgreSQL extension in Visual Studio Code

    Target availability: Q1 2019

    Azure Data Studio, our cross-platform data editor, now provides preview support for PostgreSQL. A Microsoft extension for PostgreSQL in Visual Studio Code is now also in preview.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features

    February 2019

    25 Feb

    Instantly provision GraphQL on Azure with Hasura and Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL users can now take advantage of the Hasura GraphQL Engine, a lightweight, high-performance, open-source product that instantly provides a real-time GraphQL API on a Postgres database.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    25 Feb

    Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL: New compute options are now available

    Microsoft’s open-source database services, Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL, now provide the ability to scale up compute to 64 vCores in the general purpose pricing tiers and to 32 vCores in the memory-optimised tiers.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    12 Feb

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL Resource GUID and name changes

    From 1 April 2019, the resource GUIDs and names for Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL will change.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Services

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