Posted on 2010-09-20
Posted by press@postgresql.org

PostgreSQL 9.0 is here! 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

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

“These kinds of feature additions continue to make a strong case for why mission-critical technology tasks can continue to depend on the power, flexibility and robustness of PostgreSQL,” said Afilias CTO Ram Mohan.

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