LinuxPR: PostgreSQL 7.1 RC 1 Released
Mar 30, 2001, 20:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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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
- Fuller support for ANSI SQL92 standards.
Version 7.1 includes contributions from more than 120 members of
the PostgreSQL open source development community.