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May 2024

May 21

Public preview - Major version upgrade support for PostgreSQL 16

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

In-place major version upgrade support for PostgreSQL 16 in Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public Preview: In-database embeddings in Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Create text embeddings with sub 10ms latency from an LLM deployed within your Azure Database for PostgreSQL instance. 

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

Public Preview: Index recommendations in Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q2 2024

Optimize your workload by creating suggested indexes and dropping duplicated or unused indexes.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 21

General Availability: Azure AI extension in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

The Azure AI extension allows customers to leverage large language models and build rich PostgreSQL GenAI applications.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Microsoft Build
  • Features
May 15

General Availability: Data API builder

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

Add a feature-rich data API to an Azure database or on-prem database using Microsoft's open-source Data API builder.

  • Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Cosmos DB
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Azure Database for MySQL
  • Features
May 8

General availability: Latest version of the TimeScaleDB extension on Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

Upgrade to the latest TimeScaleDB extension on Azure for enhanced time-series data handling and improved performance.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
May 8

General availability: Latest PostgreSQL minor versions supported by Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now supports minor versions 16.2, 15.6, 14.11, 13.14, and 12.18.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

April 2024

Apr 24

General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server enhanced disaster recovery features

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

Explore advanced disaster recovery with Virtual Endpoints and seamless role-swapping in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Apr 10

General Availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server networking with Azure Private Link

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q2 2024

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now supports Private Endpoints in General Availability.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

March 2024

Mar 27

Public Preview: Real-time text translation using the azure_ai extension in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

Text translation right within SQL facilitates building intelligent multilingual applications on Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Mar 27

Public Preview: Invoke Azure Machine Learning models using the azure_ai extension

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

Invoke Azure Machine Learning models in real-time from SQL in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Mar 27

General availability: Migration service in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Seamlessly migrate PostgreSQL to Azure using a managed service for complete schema and data transfers, hassle-free.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Mar 13

General Availability: Azure Defender for Microsoft Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Defender for Cloud detects anomalous activities indicating unusual and potentially harmful attempts to access or exploit databases. When deployed, it provides another important security barrier.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Mar 13

General Availability: Major version upgrade logs for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Major version upgrade logs for Azure Database for PostgreSQL Flexible Server now generally available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

February 2024

Feb 28

General availability: Latest PostgreSQL minor versions supported by Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server now supports minor versions 16.1, 15.5, 14.10, 13.13, 12.17, 11.22 

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Feb 14

Public preview: Migration service in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q1 2024

Easily migrate PostgreSQL to Azure with a managed service supporting full schema and data migrations, without complexity.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

January 2024

Jan 31

General Availability: Read replica in special regions with Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Read replica now available in Microsoft Azure operated by 21Vianet and Azure Government regions.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Jan 31

General Availability: Server logs for Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q1 2024

Enhance your database monitoring with the new server log feature for Azure Database for PostgreSQL, offering customizable retention and straightforward downloading for operational excellence.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

December 2023

Dec 6

Generally available: PostgreSQL 16 support in Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server

NOW AVAILABLE

Target availability: Q4 2023

Unlock advanced logical replication, query optimizations, and faster data loading with PostgreSQL 16 on Azure Database for PostgreSQL – Flexible Server.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features
Dec 6

Public Preview: Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server, enhanced disaster recovery features

IN PREVIEW

Target availability: Q4 2023

Explore advanced disaster recovery with Virtual Endpoints and seamless role-swapping in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
  • Features

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