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August 2022

Aug 3

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for early August 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in early August 2022

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Aug 3

Public preview: Migration tool feature with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Use the new migration tool to migrate workloads from Single to Flexible Server on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Management
  • Open Source
  • Features
Aug 3

Generally available: Audit log for continuous mode with Azure Cosmos DB

NOW AVAILABLE

Audit your restore actions on continuous mode in Azure Cosmos DB accounts.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Features
Aug 3

Public preview: RedisJSON available in Azure Cache for Redis Enterprise

IN PREVIEW

Gain powerful tools for working with JSON formatted data in Redis through the RedisJSON module.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Features

July 2022

Jul 19

General availability: Azure Confidential Ledger

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Confidential Ledger provides a managed and decentralized ledger for data entries; built on an open source blockchain-based framework and confidential computing infrastructure, confidential ledger is now generally available.

  • Azure Confidential Ledger
  • Security
  • Compliance
Jul 19

Generally available: Premium-series hardware for Azure SQL Managed Instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Leverage new Azure SQL Managed Instance premium-series hardware based on the latest Intel CPUs that offers significantly improved performance and scalability.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

General availability: Citus 11 support for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus)

NOW AVAILABLE

Support of Citus 11 is now included in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus), a managed service running the distributed open source PostgreSQL database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

General Availability: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server - On demand backups

NOW AVAILABLE

Initiate on demand backups of your production workloads and store them based on your server’s backup retention policy.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Public preview: Cross-region read replicas for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus)

IN PREVIEW

Create read replicas of your Hyperscale (Citus) server group in different regions.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: Basic tier updates for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus)

NOW AVAILABLE

Hyperscale (Citus) Basic tier now supports 16, 32, and 64 vCores and 1 TiB and 2 TiB storage.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: vCore compute options for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus)

NOW AVAILABLE

Run memory-intensive enterprise applications with higher concurrency and no throttling on the new 96 and 104 vCore compute options.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: New extensions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Install the new extensions and use this functionality for development with Javascript and geographic routing logic with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: PostgreSQL 14 with Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server now supports the latest Postgres version 14.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 19

Generally available: Same-zone high availability for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Deploy high availability within the same zone for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
  • Regions & Datacenters
Jul 19

Public preview: Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server data encryption with CMK

IN PREVIEW

Encrypt your data with customer-managed keys (CMK) to enable an extra layer of security for data at rest.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
  • Microsoft Inspire
  • Features
Jul 6

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Hyperscale (Citus) supports PostgreSQL minor versions

NOW AVAILABLE

Benefit from the latest PostgreSQL minor versions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Hyperscale (Citus).

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

June 2022

Jun 23

Azure SQL—Public preview updates for late June 2022

IN PREVIEW

Public preview updates made in late June 2022 for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Jun 23

Azure SQL—Generally available updates for late June 2022

NOW AVAILABLE

Generally available updates made in late June 2022 for Azure SQL.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Features
Jun 22

Public preview: Link feature in Azure SQL MI for SQL Server 2016

IN PREVIEW

SQL Server 2016 customers can now use Azure without migrating through offloading analytics or read-only workloads to Azure SQL Managed Instance (MI).

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Open Source
  • Features
Jun 22

General availability: Azure Advisor support for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Get personalized recommendations based on your Azure Database for MySQL Flexible Server usage.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Security
  • Features

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