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

Published date: 15 May, 2019

Cross-region asynchronous replication is now in preview for Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL. Create up to five read-only replica servers for every master server to scale out and balance read-heavy workloads across replica servers and Azure regions. Take advantage of this feature to maintain business continuity in disaster recovery scenarios. Note that stopping replication to a read replica causes it to become a stand-alone server that accepts reads and writes.

For more information, see the product documentation for MySQL or PostgreSQL.

Learn more about our Azure DB for PostgreSQL product documentation

Learn more about our Azure DB for MySQL product documentation

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features