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    May 2019

    May 15

    The Orafce extension on Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now available

    Now generally available, the orafce extension is supported on Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    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.

    May 6

    Hyperscale (Citus) is now in preview on Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    We’re excited to announce preview of Hyperscale (Citus), a new deployment option for Azure Database for PostgreSQL that scales out Postgres horizontally.

    April 2019

    Apr 17

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL Read Replica is now generally available

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL now supports asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for PostgreSQL server to up to five servers in the same region.

    March 2019

    Mar 18

    TimescaleDB for Azure Database for PostgreSQL to power IoT and time-series workloads

    Microsoft has established a partnership with Timescale that introduces support for TimescaleDB in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    Mar 18

    PostgreSQL extension in Azure Data Studio and PostgreSQL extension in Visual Studio Code

    Target availability: Q1 2019

    Azure Data Studio, our cross-platform data editor, now provides preview support for PostgreSQL. A Microsoft extension for PostgreSQL in Visual Studio Code is now also in preview.

    February 2019

    Feb 25

    Instantly provision GraphQL on Azure with Hasura and Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL users can now take advantage of the Hasura GraphQL Engine, a lightweight, high performance, open source product that instantly provides a real time GraphQL API on a Postgres database.

    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.

    Feb 7

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL read replica preview

    Azure Database for PostgreSQL now supports asynchronous replication of data from one Azure Database for PostgreSQL server (the ‘master’) to up to five Azure Database for PostgreSQL servers (the ‘replicas’) in the same region.

    January 2019

    Jan 23

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

    Access generally available functionality in the Azure Database Migration Service to migrate Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL while the source database remains online during migration.

    Jan 21

    Public preview: Read replicas in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

    You can now create same-region read replicas in Azure Database for PostgreSQL to scale out your read workloads.

    Jan 9

    Support for PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL online migrations

    Use Azure Database Migration Service to migrate PostgreSQL databases hosted on-premises, on a virtual machine, or on AWS RDS PostgreSQL, to Azure Database for PostgreSQL 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 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.

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