Monthly updates for April 2021
Public preview: Forced failover now available with zone redundant high availability for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server
Flexible Server forced failover capability is now available in all zone redundant regions.
Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in April 2021.
Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server: Zone redundant high availability now generally available in new regions
Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server zone redundant high availability is now available in two new regions: UK South and Japan East.
France Central and Brazil South regions are now available deployment options for the public preview of Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server.
MySQL 8.0.21 is now in general availability with Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server deployment option in all major Azure regions.
The latest preview release of intelligent performance on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server on Postgres 11 and 12 is now available.
Azure Cache for Redis integration with Azure Event Grid allows service manage routing of Redis events like patching, scaling, and import/export (RDB) to your event handler.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) includes new Brazil South, France Central, and Switzerland North regions to distribute your Postgres database to horizontally scale queries across multiple machines using sharding.
General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL Managed Instance in April 2021.
Now you can create read replicas of your Hyperscale (Citus) server group for enhanced read scalability.
You now have the ability to run Hyperscale (Citus) on a single node with Hyperscale (Citus) Basic, an easy way to be scale-out ready.
Now Hyperscale (Citus) supports custom schedules for maintenance – specify your preferred day of the week and 30-minute time window.
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