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June 2021

Jun 9

Azure SQL: Public preview updates for early June 2021

IN PREVIEW

Public preview enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in early June 2021

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure SQL: General availability updates for early June 2021 

NOW AVAILABLE

General availability enhancements and updates released for Azure SQL in early June 2021

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Management
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure Database for MySQL – Flexible Server standby server selection in public preview

IN PREVIEW

Select your standby server zone for Azure Database for MySQL - Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Hyperscale (Citus) now compliant with additional certifications

NOW AVAILABLE

New certifications are now available for Hyperscale (Citus) on Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Security
  • Compliance
  • Management
  • Features
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server: Planned Maintenance Notifications in general availability

NOW AVAILABLE

Set up alerts on the Azure portal to be notified about planned deployments for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Single Server, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Cache for Redis zone redundancy for Premium tier now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Cache for Redis zone redundancy allows you to deploy your Premium tier caches across multiple availability zones, delivering higher availability and resiliency.

  • Azure Cache for Redis
  • Management
  • Features
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server: Support for Postgres 13 (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Create new Flexible Servers using PostgreSQL 13 version for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, a managed service running the open source Postgres database on Azure.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source
Jun 9

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server supports PostgreSQL minor versions (public preview)

IN PREVIEW

Benefit from the latest PostgreSQL minor versions that include many security updates and bug fixes for Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server, a managed service running the open-source Postgres database.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Open Source

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

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 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

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

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