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January 2020

Jan 22

Azure Active Directory support in Azure Database for MySQL

IN PREVIEW

We're excited to announce preview support of Azure Active Directory integration for Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Jan 13

Private Link for Azure Database for MariaDB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MariaDB is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
Jan 13

Private Link for Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for MySQL is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Jan 13

Private Link for Azure Database for PostgreSQL single server now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Private Link support for Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single server is now available in preview.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

December 2019

Dec 30

Service-aided subnet configuration for managed instance in Azure SQL Database is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

To address customer security and manageability requirements, managed instance, a deployment capability of Azure SQL Database, is transitioning from a manual to service-aided subnet configuration.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Managed Instance
Dec 18

Azure SQL Database Gen 4 hardware approaching end of life in 2020

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2019

Azure SQL Database is beginning the decommissioning process of Gen 4 Intel E5-2673 v3 (Haswell)-based CPUs and is transitioning to Intel E5-2673 v4 (Broadwell) 2.3 GHz and Intel SP8160 (Skylake) processors for all new deployments.

  • Azure SQL Database
Dec 18

Azure SQL Database managed instance meter PITRs name changes

Effective February 1, 2020, the meter names of Azure SQL Database managed instance point-in-time restore (PITR) backup will change.

  • Managed Instance
  • Azure SQL Database
Dec 11

Azure Database for MySQL support for MySQL 8.0 is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for MySQL now provides general availability support for the latest major version of MySQL, version 8.0.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Dec 4

Easily monitor backup storage costs for Azure SQL databases and elastic pools

NOW AVAILABLE

Easily monitor backup storage costs for your single databases and elastic pools directly from the Azure portal.

  • Azure SQL Database

November 2019

Nov 27

Azure SQL Database—Extensions for index resumable online operations

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, a new configuration option, PAUSED_RESUMABLE_INDEX_ABORT_DURATION_MINUTES, has been added to ALTER DATABASE SCOPED CONFIGURATION (Transact-SQL) for resumable online index operations.

  • Azure SQL Database
Nov 27

Azure Active Directory server principals (logins) for SQL managed instance

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) server principals (also known as Azure AD logins) for managed instance are now in general availability.

  • Azure SQL Database
Nov 27

Azure private endpoint support for Azure Cosmos DB is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure private endpoint for Azure Cosmos DB is a network interface that connects you privately and securely to a service powered by Azure Private Link.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 27

Azure Cosmos DB supports GROUP BY for queries for SQL (Core) API

NOW AVAILABLE

Now in general availability, Azure Cosmos DB supports GROUP BY for queries for SQL (Core) API. This is one of our top asks from users and we are excited to release this capability.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 27

Azure Cosmos DB API now supports MongoDB version 3.6

NOW AVAILABLE

The Azure Cosmos DB API for MongoDB now supports MongoDB wire protocol version 6 and server version 3.6. All new accounts provisioned using the Azure portal will have the option to provision with server version 3.6.

  • Azure Cosmos DB
Nov 25

New Azure SQL Database backup storage metrics are now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

New metrics are now available to monitor Azure SQL Database backup storage consumption.

  • Azure SQL Database
Nov 23

Azure Database for MySQL—Service health notifications in East US and UK South

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview for East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for MySQL provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
Nov 23

Azure Database for PostgreSQL—Service notifications in East US and UK South

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview for East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for PostgreSQL Single Server provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Nov 23

Azure Database for MariaDB—Service health notifications in East US and UK South

IN PREVIEW

Now in preview for the East US and UK South regions only, Azure Database for MariaDB provides support for service health notifications for planned maintenance.

  • Azure Database for MariaDB
Nov 20

PostgreSQL and MySQL and MariaDB General Purpose Large Scale Storage Meter ID and Name Changes

Effective January 1, 2020, the meter IDs and names of Azure Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL and MariaDB General Purpose -Large Scale Storage will change.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Azure Database for MariaDB
Nov 19

Azure Database for PostgreSQL single server is now available in Switzerland regions

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of Switzerland.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

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