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PostgreSQL 9.3 Props Up New Database Features

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Published on 13 May 2013 01:56 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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The first beta of the PostgreSQL 9.3 open-source database software is available. This beta release is feature-complete for PostgreSQL 9.3 with several major features.

Highlights of PostgreSQL 9.3 Beta 1 include writable foreign tables (pushing data to other databases), a new pgsql_fdw driver, LATERAL JOINs, disk page checksums for detecting file-system failures, and much more.

Some of the other PostgreSQL 9.3 features include fast failover to replicas, performance and locking improvements, recursive view declaration, and much more.

For those interested in the upcoming version of this open-source database software can visit PostgreSQL.org.

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