This page lists major changes to Cloud SQL and the calendar month when they were rolled out. Because Cloud SQL is a managed service, and updates can happen over a period of time, some instances might receive an update before others.
For a list of known issues you might encounter when using Cloud SQL, see Cloud SQL Known Issues.
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May 24, 2019
Cloud SQL now allows you to specify a location for backups, and to restrict data to a single region. To learn about custom backup locations, see Custom backup locations. To learn how to set a custom location for a backup, see Setting and viewing a custom location for backups.
April 18, 2019
Support for asia-northeast2 region (Osaka, Japan).
April 9, 2019
Cloud SQL now supports PostgreSQL version 11.1 Beta. To start using PostgreSQL 11 Beta, see Creating Instances.
April 3, 2019
Support added for 122 MySQL flags and 96 Postgres flags. See Supported Flags.
March 11, 2019
Support for europe-west6 region (Zürich, Switzerland).
February 13, 2019
Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL connection limits are now double when memory is 6 GiB or higher. See the connection limits table for details.
January 29, 2019
Cloud SQL Second Generation is replacing First Generation. Support for First Generation instances for MySQL is ending March 25th, 2020.
December 6, 2018
GA support for Private IP connectivity.
November 6, 2018
Support for asia-east2 region (Hong Kong).
Upgrade to Second Generation generally available for eligible First Generation MySQL instances.
Beta support for private IP (private services access) connectivity.
Proxy version 1.12 released.
PostGIS extension includes full support for JSON-C.
Support for us-west2 region (Los Angeles).
Support for connecting from Cloud Functions Beta.
Support for europe-north1 region (Finland).
Support for rotating SSL certificates.
Support for asia-southeast1 region (Singapore).
GA support for Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL.
Support for europe-west4 region (Netherlands).
Maximum concurrent connections to App Engine updated from 12 to 60.
MySQL 5.6 minor version upgraded to 5.6.36.
Support for northamerica-northeast1 region (Montréal).
Connection limits for PostgreSQL instances changed. Learn more.
Support for asia-south1 region (Mumbai).
Proxy version 1.11 released.
Support for 64-core machine types for MySQL instances and 64 cores for PostgreSQL instances.
Support for southamerica-east1 region (São Paulo).
Support for europe-west3 region (Frankfurt).
Support for labels.
Proxy version 1.10 released.
Support for the JDBC Socket Library for PostgreSQL.
Support for australia-southeast1 region (Sydney).
Support for europe-west2 region (London).
Support for the following PostgreSQL
GA support for Second Generation and PostgreSQL instances in version 157.0.0 of
gcloud command-line tool. The
beta version is
no longer required for these instances.
Support for us-west1 region (Oregon).
Support for us-east4 region (Northern Virginia).
Proxy version 1.09 released.
Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL Beta availability.
To provide feedback on the beta release, go to our Cloud SQL user forum.
Support for 32-core machine types for MySQL instances.
Support for making MySQL general and slow query log files available through the Stackdriver Log Viewer.
Northeastern Asia Pacific region
MySQL 5.7 minor version upgraded to 5.7.14.
Cloud SQL Second Generation General Availability.
- Up to 16 cores and 104 GB RAM.
- SSD or HDD storage option with optional automatic storage increase capability.
- Optional high availability configuration (recommended for all production instances).
- Configurable maintenance window and maintenance timing.
- MySQL compatibility: