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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 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.
Microsoft has established a partnership with Timescale that introduces support for TimescaleDB in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
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 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.
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.
From 1 April 2019, the resource GUIDs and names for Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL will change.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL now supports asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for PostgreSQL server (the ‘master’) to up to five Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers (the ‘replicas’) in the same region.
Access generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service to migrate Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL while the source database remains online during migration.
You can now create same-region read replicas in Azure Database for PostgreSQL to scale out your read workloads.
Use Azure Database Migration Service to migrate PostgreSQL databases hosted on-premises, on a virtual machine or on AWS RDS PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL while the source database remains online during migration.
Effective from 1 February 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure databases for MySQL and PostgreSQL will change due to the migration from Gen 4 compute to Gen 5 compute.
Customers can now scale up their compute to 64 vCores in the General Purpose pricing tiers and 32 vCores in the Memory Optimised tiers in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
Move Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers to a new resource group or subscription.
Target availability: Q4 2018
For Azure Database for PostgreSQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.
We are excited to announce the preview of Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL can learn and adapt to your workloads. The preview release of performance recommendations provides a list of recommendations for creating new indexes to potentially improve the performance of your workloads.
The query performance insights feature in Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now available in preview.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides preview support for query store, which collects and stores query execution statistics and wait event distributions.
Advanced Threat Protection for Azure database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL helps to detect and respond to potential threats as they occur. Users receive an alert upon suspicious database activities, with potential vulnerabilities and anomalous database access and query patterns. This feature integrates alerts with Azure Security Center to provide details of suspicious activity and recommendations on how to investigate and mitigate them.
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