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  1. agensgraph extension

    Support graph extension to postgresql

    https://github.com/bitnine-oss/agensgraph

    6 votes
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  2. MADlib

    Machine learning, statistics and analytics for data scientists
    http://madlib.incubator.apache.org/

    5 votes
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  3. Ability to use PG FDW to access one PG server from another w/o opening the firewall to all of Azure

    I'd like a way to use Postgres foreign data wrapper (FDW) which is supported today to access one Azure DB for Postgres server from another, without opening the firewall on the first server to all of Azure.

    1 vote
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  4. Transactional DB with Analytics

    AWS announced an analytics extension to Aurora for MySQL with postgreSQL to follow:
    https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-parallel-query-for-amazon-aurora/

    " ...you can run a mix of analytical and transactional queries simultaneously on the same table while maintaining high throughput for both types of queries. "

    This would be a tremendous feature that my company could exploit at large scale.

    1 vote
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  5. Correct count of Postgres connections in Portal

    We use the Azure postgres database and shows the connection count in our monitoring setup. We just realized that the connection count shown in the Azure Portal is not the same as Postgres repots. We had over 170 connections at one time, while the Portal showed approx. 20 connections

    2 votes
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  6. Firewall option: Allow access from a specific Azure resource

    While the option to allow access to all Azure services is nice, I'd much rather be able to control what resources can reach my server on a more granular level.

    The vnet integration is excellent, but many Azure resources (I'm thinking specifically of Data Factory at the moment) aren't integrated with vnets, for various reasons.

    3 votes
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  7. Globally Unique/Custom Domain Names

    Procedurally generated uniqueness should be added to Domain Names to ensure that a namespace will remain available across Azure subscriptions. Users should not have to generate a globally unique server name. Something like “<server name>.<some hash>postgres.database.azure.com” where <some hash> is globally unique and provided by Azure.

    3 votes
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  8. Add DNS management to firewall rules configuration

    Usually pg_hba.conf accepts DNS names so you can use i.e. my.address.ip for ***.***.***.***. In Azure portal you can input only numeric IP addresses but this presumes you have staic public IP address. Allowing DNS management you would be able to use Dynamic DNS solving non static public IP address problem.

    2 votes
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  9. Post PostgreSQL Version Updates

    Could Azure announce beforehand when version updates will be applied to Azure Database for PostgreSQL? For instance, updates are posted when PHP gets updated (https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/updates/june-2018-version-updates-to-php/).

    1 vote
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  10. Provide a list of available sku-name values by region

    The quickstarts and walkthroughs make reference to the sku-name parameter in the az postgres server create command, but there doesn't seem to be any documentation about how the name is constructed and whether every sku is available in every region. It might be good to have "get-sku-names" cmdlet (or whatever the cli equivalent is) that would return all available skus, possibly with an optional region argument.

    At least, the documentation should say "The sku-name parameter consists of 3 parts: Tier (B for Basic, GP for General Purpose, MO for Memory Optimized), Compute (Gen4 or Gen5), and Scale (1-32 vCores) -for…

    1 vote
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    Thank you for your feedback

    We have updated the documentation on the quickstarts and the tutorials to include examples of the syntax, and a reference to the regions and pricing tier page for guidance about allowed combinations.

    See this section: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/postgresql/quickstart-create-server-database-azure-cli#create-an-azure-database-for-postgresql-server

    The additional feature request of having a cmdlet generate valid values is currently unplanned.

    Thanks,
    Rachel on behalf of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

  11. BDR

    we want multi-master-replication for PostgreSQL

    6 votes
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  12. Support pg_freespacemap extension

    Support pg_freespacemap extension for examining the free space map (FSM)

    2 votes
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  13. Allow customization of space and IOPS for logs

    To allow for workloads that require verbose logging levels like DEBUG, it would be nice to be able to set (purchase) additional space or IOPS dedicated to storage of logs.

    3 votes
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  14. Support pg_visibility extension

    Add the pg_visibility extension

    1 vote
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  15. 6 votes
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  16. Point in time restore to include HBA and server parameters

    When restoring to a point in time, HBA settings and server parameters such as search_path are not included on the new server. It would be nice for the restore to include this configuration.

    2 votes
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  17. Debugging support

    Please add support for debugging. When using pgAdmin and other development tools they refer to the the extention pldbgapi, and would be great if this was installed by default.

    1 vote
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  18. Need test_parser extension

    We are using tsvector for full text search.
    And we want to use test_parser extension.

    Although test_parser's doc says "It doesn't do anything especially useful".
    It is actually very useful when using custom tokenizer.

    test_parser is available on Amazon RDS
    http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/CHAP_PostgreSQL.html

    22 votes
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  19. 3 votes
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  20. URL encode PostgreSQL connection strings

    The string I got initially was as follows:

    postgres://user@postgre-resource-name:password@host:5432/database

    Because @ sign appears twice, some tools like pg_dump were confused. The issue was solved by URL encoding the first @:

    postgres://user%40postgre-resource-name:password@host:5432/database

    3 votes
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    Thanks for using Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

    Where are you requesting that we display this url encoded version? You mention that you got the first string – was this from one of our documents? Do let me know so we can update it. Also, you can directly use the GitHub issues commenting system to request changes to Azure documentation on a document page.

    Thanks,
    Rachel on behalf of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL team

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