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Public preview - Major version upgrade support for PostgreSQL 16

Published date: May 21, 2024

Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Flexible Server now supports in-place major version upgrades to PostgreSQL 16 in public preview. This update offers access to the latest PostgreSQL features with minimal downtime and a simplified upgrade process. 
Key Benefits include: 
- Enhancements like pg_stat_io for I/O monitoring, improved query execution, and advanced replication. 
- The ability to upgrade directly without data migration or changing server settings. 
- A streamlined process ensuring a smooth transition with reduced production disruptions. 
For a detailed guide on upgrading, visit our documentation: Major Version Upgrade

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