Five Enterprise Features in PostgreSQL 9
Oct 01, 2010, 14:02 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The PostgreSQL Global Development Group recently released
PostgreSQL 9.0, with major new features and more than 200 addons
and improvements for the popular database.
"If you look at the release notes you'll find a ton of new
features and enhancements to existing features. For example, this
release brings better error messages for unique constraints,
improvements in PL languages for stored procedures, and a lot more.
Wading through the PostgreSQL 9.0 release notes is a DBA's delight,
but what are the top features in this release? I pinged PostgreSQL
core team member Josh Berkus and got some input on the most
important features for PostgreSQL 9. Binary Replication
"At the top of the list? Binary replication. Berkus says this is
comparable to Oracle's DataGuard. Binary replication is actually
two features, hot standby and streaming replication."