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LinuxPR: PostgreSQL 7.1 RC 1 Released

Mar 30, 2001, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])

The files for Release Candidate 1 of PostgreSQL 7.1 are now available for download at PostgreSQL.org.

The release candidate phase follows beta testing and is the last phase before a version's official release. Improvements of note in this release include:

  • full support for outer joins
  • removal of the notorious 8k row length limit
  • write-ahead logging performance enhancement
  • even greater support for complex queries
  • support for a larger number of complex queries
  • a boost in overall performance (speed)
  • improvements to the JDBC and ODBC interfaces and backup/restore features
  • Fuller support for ANSI SQL92 standards.

Version 7.1 includes contributions from more than 120 members of the PostgreSQL open source development community.

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