What's Going On? PostgreSQL 8.3 - Prague PostgreSQL Developers

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Nov 28, 2012 (4 years and 10 months ago)

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What's Going On?
PostgreSQL 8.3
Peter Eisentraut
Prague PostgreSQL Developers'Day 2008
What's Going On
PostgreSQL is better and stronger than ever.
PostgreSQL 1
Better
 Full-text search integrated
 XML support
 Enums
 UUIDs
 Updatable cursors
 Plan invalidation
 Overhauled autovacuum
PostgreSQL 2
 Major performance improvements:
{ Asynchronous commit
{ Distributed checkpoints
{ Heap-only tuples (HOT)
{ Synchronized sequential scans
{ Virtual transaction IDs
(Note:more buzzwords and initialisms as well;-) )
PostgreSQL 3
Stronger
 More development than we can handle
 Continuing process improvements
 Solid commerical ecosystem
 Solid community
 Great job market for PostgreSQL hackers
 PostgreSQL is part of critical infrastructure
 PostgreSQL is without alternative
PostgreSQL 4
Be Part of It
 Learn about the better PostgreSQL.
 Be part of the stronger PostgreSQL.
PostgreSQL 5
Be Part of It
 Learn about the better PostgreSQL.
 Be part of the stronger PostgreSQL.
 Enjoy the conference.
PostgreSQL 6