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  1. Support upgrading major versions via Replication

    Upgrading Data via Replication is documented as a method in the PostgreSQL docs.

    When creating a read replica in the Azure Portal it is not possible to change the version (I assume it uses the same version as the master).

    Please allow selecting a version when creating a replica so that this upgrade method would be possible.

    18.6.3. Upgrading Data via Replication
    https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/upgrading.html

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  2. Ability to set max_locks_per_transaction

    As a SaaS provider using postgresql schemas to separate clients we have a lot of tables, one set per customer schema. Some operations such as pg_dump, or schema migrations, takes locks on a lot of tables at once in the database, prior to dumping, or updating the database. For us this means that the default setting of 64 is too low and we'd like to be able to set the value ourself using parameters.

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  3. prefix

    Add prefix extension

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  4. oracle_fdw extension

    Provides a Foreign Data Wrapper for easy and efficient access to Oracle databases, including pushdown of WHERE conditions as well as comprehensive EXPLAIN and ANALYZE support.

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  5. "Allow access to Azure Services" does not work for Flask Web App

    I have a Flask web app which using Azure PostgresSql server/db, the application running fine on my local machine, (I already added my local IP to azure postgresql server's firewall rules)
    But after I deployed the app to to Azure App Service, the web app failed to start, got this error:

    no pghba.conf entry for host "104.208.xx.***", user "pi", database "iotdb", SSL on
    2019-09-26T07:11:58.743294692Z FATAL: no pg
    hba.conf entry for host "104.208.xx.***", user "pi", database "iotdb", SSL on

    the option "Allow access to Azure Services" already enabled for the Azure PostgreSQL, but it does not work!

    I have to…

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  6. Allow admin user to be able to execute ALTER TABLE “my_table” DISABLE TRIGGER ALL

    Can the 'azurepgadmin' role be enhanced so that

    ERROR: permission denied: "my-trigger-name" is a system trigger

    is not encountered when executing

    ALTER TABLE “my_table” DISABLE TRIGGER ALL

    . The system trigger in question is one associated with a foreign key and the assocated triggers are system triggers.

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  8. Support creating VNET Service endpoint in Azure Red Hat OpenShift

    Even though Azure DB for PostgreSQL provides secure connection, Applications on ARO needs to access Azure DB for PostgreSQL via internet.

    Currently, VNET for ARO doesn't allow any modification, therefore, there is no option avoiding going through internet when applications connect to Azure DB for PostgreSQL.

    There is no point in deploying a DB container on ARO. The user needs to consider how to manage DB.

    If ARO allows modifying VNET creating Service endpoint for Azure DB for PostgreSQL, it could provide more secure route and low latency connections as well.

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  9. Make PostgreSQL on Azure support usable speeds and not be slow af.

    PostgreSQL on Azure is very outdated and extremely slow. It's very much unusable like this and we ended up moving to our own PostgreSQL container that don't have these issue. Please clarify that

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  10. PostGIS 3.0

    PostGIS 3.0 is currently in alpha. It adds support for parallels processing of spatial queries which drastically increases the performance of spatial queries and makes PostGIS more inline with other advanced spatial databases. Please upgrade to this version of PostGIS when it is fully released.

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  11. Please be able to control Schedule the maintenance from the user's perspective.

    Users can decide when scheduled maintenance starts from in AWS.
    e.g. Maintenance refers to the application of OS and database security patches.

    Please be able to control schedule the maintenance in Azure Database for PostgreSQL from the users . It is problem that unexpected connection failures by maintenance in Azure Database.
    For pre-planned maintenance, the convenience of users will be improved , if schedule the maintenance can be controlled.

    AWS's Resource
    How do I minimize downtime during required Amazon RDS maintenance?
    URL: https://aws.amazon.com/premiumsupport/knowledge-center/rds-required-maintenance/?nc1=h_ls

    Maintaining a DB Instance
    URL: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/USER_UpgradeDBInstance.Maintenance.html

    5 votes
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  12. Pg_basebackup / Replication on-premise

    It would be great if we could either use pgbasebackup as well as pgdump to take backup or the ability to replica from the Azure Master to our own db instance (either a VM on Azure or on-premise).

    This would mean creating replication role slots under the Connection security tab.

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  13. ip4r extension

    It would be great to have the ip4r extension available in the Azure Database for PostgreSQL service. We already use this extension in our self-managed psql service to use IP addresses as native objects. It is very useful for some IPAM engines like nipapd, etc.

    For more information about this extension: https://github.com/RhodiumToad/ip4r

    3 votes
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  15. Support for PGroonga

    PGroonga is a PostgreSQL extension to use Groonga as the index, and make PostgreSQL fast full text search platform for all languages (such as Japanese and Chinese).

    PGroonga: https://pgroonga.github.io/

    Groonga: http://groonga.org/

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  16. Upgrade the available TimescaleDB extension from v1.1.1 to v1.3 or higher.

    Just wanted to upgrade the TimescaleDB extension from the current v1.1.1 to v1.3 or higher to be able to utilize the Continuous Aggregates feature.

    3 votes
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  17. Support for Custom Full Text Search Dictionaries

    PostgreSQL supports so many great full text search capabilities that can be really handy in small to mid sized applications without adding the extra overhead of separate search services.

    https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.6/textsearch-dictionaries.html

    When self-hosting PG you can add custom dictionaries, with custom synonym, thesaurus, stop word, and other stemming definitions. Currently Azure hosted PostgreSQL doesn't support this, as you'd need access to upload language and dictionary files to use in those definitions. For example, if you want a solid spellchecker via ispell or hunspell you can download those extensions and place them in the $SHAREDIR/tsearch_data directory on the PG server.

    Also -…

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  18. postgresql

    Provide a CLI inside the Azure Portal for the management of the database

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  19. Support pg_prometheus extension

    It's a perfect fit together with timescaledb-extension if you have prometheus running in AKS

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  20. Execute SQL scripts during ARM Template Deployments

    After deploying a postgreSQL service using an ARM template, in order to configure my databases, roles, etc., I have to execute a script after I have deployed the service.

    I'd like a way to include a SQL script at time of deploying my ARM template.

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