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Cross-region asynchronous replication is now in preview for Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
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Azure Database for MySQL now supports continuous asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for MySQL server (master) to up to five Azure Database for MySQL servers (replicas) in the same region.
Microsoft’s open source database services, Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL, now provide the ability to scale up compute to 64 vCores in the general purpose pricing tiers and to 32 vCores in the memory optimized tiers.
Effective April 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs and names for Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL will change.
Access generally available functionality in Azure Database Migration Service to migrate Amazon RDS for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL while the source database remains online during migration.
Use Azure Database Migration Service to migrate MySQL databases hosted on-premises, on a virtual machine, or on AWS RDS MySQL, to Azure Database for MySQL while the source database remains online during migration.
Effective February 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs for Azure databases for MySQL and PostgreSQL will change due to the migration from Gen 4 compute to Gen 5 compute.
Customers can now scale up their compute to 64 vCores in the General Purpose pricing tiers and 32 vCores in the Memory Optimized tiers in Azure Database for MySQL.
You can now create and manage read replicas by using the Azure CLI.
For Azure Database for MySQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.
Move Azure Database for MySQL servers to a new resource group or subscription.
Azure Database for MySQL supports up to five read-only replicas within the same Azure region (public preview).
We are excited to announce the preview of Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Database for MySQL.
Advanced Threat Protection for Azure database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL helps to detect and respond to potential threats as they occur. Users receive an alert upon suspicious database activities, with potential vulnerabilities and anomalous database access and query patterns. This feature integrates alerts with Azure Security Center to provide details of suspicious activity and recommendations on how to investigate and mitigate them.
Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL are generally available.
Customers who use Azure Database for MySQL can create 4-TB servers or update existing MySQL server storage to 4 TB when using the General Purpose or Memory Optimized pricing tier.
Scaling between hardware generations within services tiers and scaling between general-purpose and memory-optimized service tiers are now supported in all available regions.
Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL are in public preview.
Azure Database for MySQL supports Data-in Replication.