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    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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).

    Sep 24

    Preview: Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Database for MySQL

    We are excited to announce the preview of Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Database for MySQL.

    Sep 24

    Advanced Threat Protection for Azure database services for MySQL and PostgreSQL

    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.

    August 2018

    Aug 16

    General availability: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL

    Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL are generally available.

    June 2018

    Jun 28

    General availability: Azure Database for MySQL 4-TB server storage

    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.

    Jun 14

    General availability: Scaling across tiers in Azure Database for MySQL

    Scaling between hardware generations within services tiers and scaling between general-purpose and memory-optimized service tiers are now supported in all available regions.

    May 2018

    May 30

    Public preview: Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL

    Virtual network service endpoints for Azure Database for MySQL are in public preview.

    April 2018

    Apr 18

    General availability: Azure Database for MySQL

    Azure Database for MySQL is now generally available.

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