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    July 2019

    Jul 24

    Azure Database for MySQL support for MySQL 8.0 is in preview

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

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    Jul 9

    Large storage for Azure Database for MySQL now in preivew

    We are excited to announce support for up to 16TB of storage and up to 20,000 IOPS in Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    • Open Source

    June 2019

    Jun 26

    Storage auto-grow for Azure Database for MySQL now generally available

    We’re excited to announce that Azure Database for MySQL users can opt-in to storage auto-grow, which is now generally available.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    • Management
    • Open Source
    Jun 26

    Azure Database for MySQL now available in South Africa regions

    We are pleased to announce that Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of South Africa North and South Africa West.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Open Source
    • Regions & Datacenters
    • Services
    Jun 17

    Database engine auditing for Azure Database for MySQL now in preview

    Azure Database for MySQL now provides preview support for database audit logging integrated with Azure Monitor Diagnostic Logs.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    Jun 12

    Additional server parameters for Azure Database for MySQL now available

    Azure Database for MySQL customers can now tune additional server parameters to help optimize the MySQL engine to address their unique workloads.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    • Open Source
    • Services
    Jun 12

    Intelligent Performance for Azure Database for MySQL is now in preview

    Azure Database for MySQL now provides preview support for Intelligent Performance, which includes three distinct features—query store, query performance insights, and performance recommendations.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features

    May 2019

    May 15

    Read replica across regions for Azure database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL

    Cross-region asynchronous replication is now in preview for Azure Database for MySQL and Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    May 6

    Azure Quickstart Center enables new customers to build cloud projects with confidence

    The Azure Quickstart Center within the Azure portal enables new customers to use the self-guided approach to build cloud projects and accelerate deployment with ease.

    • Web Apps
    • Virtual Machines
    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Microsoft Build
    • Services

    February 2019

    Feb 25

    Azure Database for MySQL: Read replica now generally available

    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.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    Feb 25

    Azure Database for MySQL and PostgreSQL: New compute options are now available

    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.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Features
    Feb 12

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL Resource GUID and name changes

    Effective April 1, 2019, the resource GUIDs and names for Database for PostgreSQL and MySQL will change.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Services

    January 2019

    Jan 23

    Support for Amazon RDS for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL online migrations

    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.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Services
    Jan 9

    Support for MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL online migrations

    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.

    • Azure Database Migration Service
    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Services

    December 2018

    Dec 10

    Azure databases for MySQL and PostgreSQL resource GUID changes

    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.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    • Services
    Dec 6

    General availability: Increased compute in Azure Database for MySQL servers

    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.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Open Source
    • Pricing & Offerings

    November 2018

    Nov 12

    Azure CLI support for Azure Database for MySQL read replicas

    You can now create and manage read replicas by using the Azure CLI.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    • SDK and Tools

    October 2018

    Oct 4

    Deprecation of preview API versions for Azure Database for MySQL

    For Azure Database for MySQL, all customers who use the preview APIs must switch to the new API version by December 1, 2018.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Management
    Oct 4

    General availability: Move MySQL servers to new resource groups and subscriptions

    Move Azure Database for MySQL servers to a new resource group or subscription.

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features

    September 2018

    Sep 26

    Public preview: Read replicas for Azure Database for MySQL

    Azure Database for MySQL supports up to five read-only replicas within the same Azure region (public preview).

    • Azure Database for MySQL
    • Features
    • Microsoft Ignite

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