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  1. Ability to restore to same database name

    Ability to run a point in time restore to same database name rather than restoring to a new instance.

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    • 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.

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      • zhparser extension for Chinese Full Text Search

        We would like to be able to use https://github.com/amutu/zhparser in order to implement Chinese Full Text Search.

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        • Great GUI Tool for Writing/Developing Postgres Queries

          A tool focused on postgres developers writing sql. No query builders, no admin/management tools cluttering everything up. Each window only needs to connect to one database, show the tables and their columns. A nice big button and intelligent keybinding(e.g. shift+enter) for executing queries. Production databases should have red outline/window borders or some danger indication. Config the connection with a file, no need for ui. Postgres only and support it's unique datatypes json/array/etc really well, and no jdbc/jvm requirements. And very importantly show stacked results, because I can't tell you how important it is when working to see the results from…

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          • Better grouping of server parameters

            Would be great if server parameters were logically grouped together (rather than just being sorted alphabetically). For example, timeout settings together, logging settings together etc.

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            • support the pg_hashids extension

              Please add the following extension to postgres: https://hashids.org/postgresql/ it is a library to enable generating short slugs from integers. and the GitHub for it: https://github.com/iCyberon/pg_hashids

              Thank you

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              • Resource Governace for CPU and Memory

                We are running a multi-tenant system leveraging Azure PostgreSQL.
                During heavy load, one Tenant can impact the system to a point where other databases are effected.

                Wondering if you are planning to support some type of resource governance in the future similar to Azure SQL
                https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sql/relational-databases/resource-governor/resource-governor-resource-pool?view=sql-server-2017

                I realize it wont be the same implementation, but maybe a new connectionstring parameter that could be set to limit CPU/Memory could be a start?

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                • Reader Role can view Query Text


                  On AZ PostgeSQL Performance Insight, the role of Reader can view everything but not “query text”,
                  so basically like most of things in Azure we believe that Reader role should also be able to
                  view query text. And that is the issue and needs to be fixed in future releases.

                  CSS, Requested by Customer

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                  • Azure VNet in paired region

                    For Azure SQL, service endpoint should allow traffic not only within a virtual network's region but also extend to include the paired region where the virtual network is deployed.

                    (Idea submitted by Manish Kumar from the engineering group of Azure Database for PostgreSQL/MySQL service on behalf of one of our customers and in order to elicit feedback from other customers and users).

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                    • Stop/start server

                      Gaging interest for being able to stop a server when it is not being used and restart it when needed.

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                      • Rename server

                        Gaging interest for being able to rename a server/instance.

                        For instance some customers shared that the naming convention they use for servers changes as a server moves from one stage of its lifecycle to another (test -> staging -> prod for instance)

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                        • Target for Data Factory (ADF)

                          Data Factory supports PostgreSQL and Azure PostgreSQL as sources. Please add them as targets.

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                          • Native Python and R support - extensions plpythonu, plpython2u, plpython3u

                            Please support extensions plpythonu, plpython2u, plpython3u so functions etc. can have Python code.

                            Similar request for R support with extensions like PL/R

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                            • Allow Event Triggers to be created

                              I am working with multiple users on shared tables. As the users belong to a dedicated role "pgpublish" I am in the need to run "ALTER TABLE "MYcoolSchema"."CoolNewTable" OWNER TO pgpublish;" on every new table which we create manually.
                              As I want to have any new table owned by the role pgpublish instead of the user role I want to to create a trigger function and a trigger event to change table owner automatically (as described here: https://blog.hagander.net/setting-owner-at-create-table-237/). Unfortunately I can't create trigger events as I am not a superuser nor do I have the credentials for a SU…

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                              • effective_cache_size

                                You should allow tuning of memory-related parameters. I have a 15GB server and the effective_cache_size is 1536MB; it should be eight times as high. Without tuning these parameters my application is simply too slow to run on your environment.

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                                  • Enable the Pgstattuple Extension

                                    The extension pgstattuple is best used when you suspect something is amiss with the performance of a query and you suspect bloat.

                                    The pgstattuple is the most accurate way to determine the bloat in a particular table or index.

                                    I would like the ability to run the command manually as part of my debugging exercises.

                                    It is not required that pgstattuple be run as a service because it is intrusive.

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                                    • Provide actual memory being used (in GB) in Azure Monitor

                                      Provide actual memory being used (in GB) in Azure Monitor in addition to % memory used. The customer scenario is for the Persona of a QA/Test professional. Actual memory used is much more useful than % used as it related to determining the quality of a product / service. % used is tailored to SRE/Ops persona.

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                                      • 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.

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                                        • 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.

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