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General availability: PostgreSQL 16 production support in Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL

Published date: October 25, 2023

You can now select the latest major PostgreSQL version, PostgreSQL 16, for Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL clusters. Existing clusters can be upgraded to PostgreSQL 16 using the in-place upgrade feature. With PostgreSQL 16 available on Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL clusters, you can benefit from: query performance improvements with more parallelism; developer experience enhancements; monitoring of I/O stats using pg_stat_io view; and enhanced security features, among other improvements.

You can initiate in-place upgrades using the Azure portal, Bicep, ARM templates, REST API calls, Terraform, Azure SDKs, or Azure CLI.

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  • Azure Cosmos DB for PostgreSQL
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