PostgreSQL 9.0 Final Release

Unfortunately I don’t have any experience with PostgreSQL but for all DBAs who are familiar… PostgreSQL 9.0 is here!┬á The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces the availability of our most eagerly awaited release. PostgreSQL 9.0 includes built-in, binary replication, and over a dozen other major features which will appeal to everyone from web developers to database hackers.

9.0 includes more major features than any release before it, including:

  • Hot standby
  • Streaming replication
  • In-place upgrades
  • 64-bit Windows builds
  • Easy mass permissions management
  • Anonymous blocks and named parameter calls for stored procedures
  • New windowing functions and ordered aggregates

For details on the over 200 additions and improvements in this version, developed by over a hundred contributors, please see the release notes HERE.

I decided to visit Amazon and to find out something usable for reading… This smells good…

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