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Monthly updates for May 2021

May 25

Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server: Azure Free offer coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Beginning in June 2021, enjoy the Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server B1ms compute SKU and 32GB storage free offer for the first 12 months.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure SQL Database ledger available in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use Azure SQL Database ledger (preview) to eliminate the additional cost, complexity, and performance overhead of decentralized blockchain technology and enable tamper-evidence through cryptographic verification of your centralized data store.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Security
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Partial document update for Azure Cosmos DB in private preview

IN PREVIEW

You now have the ability to perform path-level updates on specific fields/properties in a document with partial document update for Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Always Encrypted for Azure Cosmos DB in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Encrypt data inside the client application and never reveal the plain data or encryption keys to the database engine with Always Encrypted for Azure Cosmos DB.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Security
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Cosmos DB role-based access control (RBAC) now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Enable fine-grained access control to data and leverage Azure Active Directory (AAD) authentication with Azure Cosmos DB role-based access control (RBAC), now generally available.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Cost-optimized diagnostics feature for Azure Cosmos DB in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Improve ingestion latency, query performance, and discoverability by setting up resource-specific diagnostics in log analytics with Azure Cosmos DB cost-optimized diagnostics.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Cosmos DB Linux emulator in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Develop and test locally at no cost on Linux and macOS with our new Azure Cosmos DB Linux emulator.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Cosmos DB integrated cache now in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Optimize read costs in Azure Cosmos DB by enabling an integrated cache, an in-memory cache that is easy to configure and requires only minimal application code changes.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Azure Cosmos DB serverless now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Optimize costs for spiky or intermittent workloads with Azure Cosmos DB serverless, a pure consumption offer where you are only billed for the Request Units and storage capacity consumed.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Expanded Azure Cosmos DB free tier now in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Get the first 1000 RU/s provisioned throughput and 25 GB storage free each month for the lifetime of one Azure Cosmos DB account with the Azure Cosmos DB free tier.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Public preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) support for Citus 10

IN PREVIEW

With the support of Citus 10, columnar storage, and more are now included in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
May 25

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server: Azure Free offer coming soon

IN DEVELOPMENT

Utilize the B1ms compute SKU and 32GB storage free offer (coming June 2021) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server, a managed service running the open source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Management
  • Pricing & Offerings
  • Microsoft Build
May 25

Public preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) columnar compression

IN PREVIEW

Included with Citus 10, columnar compression is now supported in the Hyperscale (Citus) option in Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
May 25

Public preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) support for PostgreSQL 12 and 13

IN PREVIEW

Create Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) server groups with Postgres 12 and Postgres 13, in addition to previously supported Postgres 11.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Open Source
May 12

Public preview: Azure Database for MySQL– Flexible Server: Announcing SSL enforcement and minimum TLS version choice

IN PREVIEW

Now you can choose to enforce encrypted connection or Transport Layer Support version on Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
May 12

The public preview of Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now supported in new regions

IN PREVIEW

Provision new Flexible Server deployments in France Central and Brazil South regions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
May 12

Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server: PowerShell Module in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Use PowerShell to manage dependent resources and Azure Database for MySQL- Flexible Servers.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Features
May 12

Capacity calculator with Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Use the Azure Cosmos DB capacity calculator to estimate your RU/s for your API for MongoDB workloads.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Management
  • Features
  • Pricing & Offerings
May 12

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus) managed PgBouncer in public preview

IN PREVIEW

PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres, is now part of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) managed service.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
May 12

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server with managed PgBouncer in preview

IN PREVIEW

PgBouncer, a popular connection pooler for Postgres, is now part of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server managed service

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
  • Open Source

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