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September 2019

Sep 4

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

July 2019

Jul 24

PostgreSQL 11 is now generally available in Azure Database for PostgreSQL

NOW AVAILABLE

PostgreSQL 11, the latest major version of PostgreSQL, is now generally available in Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Jul 9

Large storage for Azure Database for PostgreSQL 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 PostgreSQL is now in preview.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

June 2019

Jun 26

Storage auto-grow for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now generally available

NOW AVAILABLE

We’re excited to announce that Azure Database for PostgreSQL users can opt-in to storage auto-grow, which is now generally available.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Jun 26

Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available in South Africa regions

NOW AVAILABLE

We are pleased to announce that Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available in the recently announced regions of South Africa North and South Africa West.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Jun 12

Azure Database for PostgreSQL support for PostgreSQL 11 is now in preview

IN PREVIEW

Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides preview support for the latest major version of PostgreSQL, version 11.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

May 2019

May 15

The Orafce extension on Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now available

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
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
May 6

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

IN PREVIEW

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

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

April 2019

Apr 17

Azure Database for PostgreSQL Read Replica is now generally available

NOW 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.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Apr 3

Query Store for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL now provides general availability support for Query Store, which is one of three features comprising the Intelligent Performance feature set. Query Store collects and stores query execution statistics and wait event distributions.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Apr 3

Performance Recommendations for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available

NOW AVAILABLE

Azure Database for PostgreSQL can learn and adapt to users’ workloads. The generally available release of Performance Recommendations, which is one of three features comprising the Intelligent Performance feature set, provides users with a list of recommendations for creating or dropping new indexes to potentially improve the performance of their workloads.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Apr 3

Query Performance Insights for Azure Database for PostgreSQL now available

NOW AVAILABLE

The Query Performance Insights feature in Azure Database for PostgreSQL is now generally available. Query Performance Insights is one of the three features that comprise the Intelligent Performance feature set.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

March 2019

Mar 18

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Mar 18

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

IN PREVIEW

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.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

February 2019

Feb 25

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL
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
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
Feb 7

Azure Database for PostgreSQL read replica preview

IN 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.

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

January 2019

Jan 23

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

NOW AVAILABLE

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.

  • Azure Database Migration Service
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL

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