Does scaling PostgresSQL Performance Tier comes with a downtime?

Ladislav Gallay 131 Reputation points
2024-01-22T11:43:13.8833333+00:00

Does changing the "Performance Tier (Preview)" come with a restart/downtime of a database? Is it safe to do so during business hours as we need to immediately increase the performance of our database? Thank you https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/postgresql/flexible-server/how-to-scale-compute-storage-portal

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  1. Rahul Randive 6,611 Reputation points Microsoft Employee
    2024-01-22T13:45:56.85+00:00

    Hi @Ladislav Gallay,

    Please find the most recent information about scaling operations and associated downtime in the following blog. Now the scaling operation can be perform in near-Zero downtime.

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/azure-database-for-postgresql/november-2023-recap-azure-postgresql-flexible-server/ba-p/4001300

    Near-Zero Downtime Scaling: Scale your compute and storage resources with less than 30 seconds of downtime, enabling more dynamic adjustment to workload demands. Discover Near Zero Downtime Scaling.

    Thank you!

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