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Latest Updates

8 May 2024

  • You can no longer create new PostgreSQL 12 Managed Databases. However, you can still fork existing PostgreSQL 12 clusters until PostgreSQL 12’s end of life on 14 November 2024.

8 April 2024

  • You can now view hundreds of new database metrics by accessing the metrics API endpoint. For more detailed steps, see our guides for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, and Kafka.

13 February 2024

  • You can now reconfigure MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Redis databases via the API, which lets you edit many database engine parameters that were previously unavailable for editing. For more detailed steps, see How to Reconfigure Database Clusters.

For more information, see all PostgreSQL release notes.