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    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 PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL.

    October 2018

    Oct 4

    Deprecation of preview API versions for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

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

    Oct 4

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

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

    September 2018

    Sep 24

    Preview: Advanced Threat Protection for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

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

    Sep 24

    Preview of performance recommendations for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL can learn and adapt to your workloads. The preview release of performance recommendations provides a list of recommendations for creating new indexes to potentially improve the performance of your workloads.

    Sep 24

    Query performance insights for Azure Database for PostgreSQL in preview

    The query performance insights feature in Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now available in preview.

    Sep 24

    Preview of Query Store for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides preview support for query store, which collects and stores query execution statistics and wait event distributions.

    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.

    Sep 6

    Migration support for PostgreSQL to Azure DB for PostgreSQL

    Now in preview, you can migrate PostgreSQL databases to Azure Database for PostgreSQL with minimal downtime by using the Azure Database Migration Service (DMS). Use the Azure CLI to provision an instance of the DMS service and then perform migrations from PostgreSQL on-premises or with virtual machines to Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    August 2018

    Aug 16

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

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

    June 2018

    Jun 28

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

    Customers who use Azure Database for PostgreSQL can create 4-TB servers or update existing PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL

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

    Jun 4

    PostgreSQL 10.3 released on Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    PostgreSQL major version 10 is now available on Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    May 2018

    May 30

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

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

    April 2018

    Apr 18

    General availability: Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available.

    May 2017

    May 11

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL—New updates now generally available

    PostgreSQL major version 10 is now generally available on Azure Database for PostgreSQL. Features in this version include improved query parallelism and declarative table partitioning.

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