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September 2019

Sep 4

Cross-region read replicas in Azure Database for MySQL are now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Cross-region read replicas are now generally available in Azure Database for MySQL.

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features

July 2019

Jul 24

Azure Database for MySQL support for MySQL 8.0 is in preview

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

IN PREVIEW

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

NOW 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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

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

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

IN PREVIEW

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW 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

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
Oct 4

Deprecation of preview API versions for Azure Database for MySQL

Target availability: Q4 2018

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

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