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Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Fully managed, intelligent, and scalable PostgreSQL.

Innovate faster with a fully managed PostgreSQL database

Focus on application innovation instead of database management. Migrate with ease to a fully managed open-source database with support for the latest PostgreSQL versions. Azure Database for PostgreSQL offers a service-level agreement (SLA) of up to 99.99 percent uptime, AI-powered performance optimization, and advanced security.

Use your favorite features, like JSONB, geospatial support, rich indexing, and dozens of extensions

Deploy Flexible Server for zone-redundant high availability and a simplified user experience

Build and scale your database with AI-powered intelligent performance optimization and query store

Use a highly available, flexible managed database

Focus on application innovation with a fully managed PostgreSQL database as a service with up to 99.99 percent uptime. The zone-redundant high availability automates maintenance, patching, and updates. Provision in minutes and independently scale compute or storage. Decrease costs with comprehensive database monitoring and optimization tools. Take advantage of intelligent performance recommendations to help ensure peak performance.

Migrate to an open-source PostgreSQL database

Migrate with ease using a fully managed PostgreSQL database with support for the latest versions. Build with your favorite PostgreSQL extensions such as Cron, PostGIS, and PLV8, and popular frameworks and languages like Ruby on Rails, Python with Django, Java with Spring Boot, and Node.js. Take advantage of Microsoft open-source database resources, including GitHub and the PostgreSQL extension (preview) for Azure Data Studio.

Optimize value with a lower total cost of ownership

Realize an up to 62 percent¹ lower total cost of ownership when you migrate to Azure Database for PostgreSQL. Get operational savings from decreased infrastructure and open-source database management, and from simplified security and availability. Take advantage of stop/start features, a burstable service tier, and reserved instances for savings, and pay for storage only when your database has stopped running. Simplify deployment and operations, and scale faster.

Simplify the developer experience

Increase productivity with the simplified end-to-end deployment experience on Flexible Server. Enjoy maximum flexibility over your PostgreSQL databases with user-controlled maintenance windows and configuration for fine-grained database tuning and optimization. Get tight integration with PostgreSQL extensions and reduce time to market through interoperability with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and Azure App Service.

Comprehensive security and compliance, built in

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  • Find the deployment option that fits your needs

    Scale compute and storage independently and pay only for what you use with PostgreSQL as a service. Explore pricing and deployment options for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, or get started for free with an Azure free account.

Develop apps with Azure Database for PostgreSQL solution architectures

Design and implement breakthrough applications with PostgreSQL on Azure for real-time operational analytics and high-throughput transactional applications.

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Start free. Get $200 credit to use within 30 days. While you have your credit, get free amounts of many of our most popular services, plus free amounts of 55+ other services that are always free.


After your credit, move to pay as you go to keep building with the same free services. Pay only if you use more than your free monthly amounts.


After 12 months, you'll keep getting 55+ always-free services—and still pay only for what you use beyond your free monthly amounts.

Customers are transforming their business with Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Streamlining fraud analytics

"Using Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server, we feel confident that we have unlimited scalability across both our data processing and storage infrastructure."

Ruben Schreurs, Group Chief Product Officer, Ebiquity


LaLiga increases fan engagement

"We completed the last step of our migration, the cutover, in a few minutes at 5:30 AM, just before starting our regular workday. Thanks to our asynchronous messaging capabilities, no interruption of service was experienced by our customers."

Olivier Fourel, Head of EV Platform, Allego


Insurer boosts customer experience

"By using Azure Database for PostgreSQL, we can focus on the health and delivery of our application, rather than database management, which is taken care of through this service."

Danny Brady, Senior Data Engineer, Cloud9


Manufacturer empowers service engineers

"Azure enabled us to eliminate complex manual configurations and pivot to managed services."

Mark Kampf, Vice President Technology, Finxact


"With the migrations to AKS and Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server, we are fulfilling our plan to save costs and simplify processes for our application teams."

Olof Spångö, DevOps Digital System Owner, Scandinavian Airlines

Scandinavian Airlines

Text Request understands sentiments at scale

"If we hadn't received Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server, we would have been forced to stop the project."

Christian Lipp, Senior Project Manager, ÖBB

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Frequently asked questions about Azure Database for PostgreSQL

  • We guarantee that customers will have connectivity between their Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server and our internet gateway at least 99.99 percent of the time. For Flexible Server, we guarantee up to 99.99 percent uptime. Read the SLA.

  • Microsoft works with and directly contributes extensions to the open-source community. Read the Microsoft Open Source Blog.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL is available in more than 30 Azure regions in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

  • Migration options include Azure Database Migration Service and built-in tools to dump/backup and restore. Learn more about options for migrating to Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Yes, you can do this with both Single Server and Flexible Server.

  • Use Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL to build cloud-native & digital apps with a fast PostgreSQL database for any scale. Use Azure Arc-enabled PostgreSQL (preview) to build in hybrid and multicloud environments

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