PostgreSQL 9.4 Brings JSONB & Many Other New Features
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software on 18 December 2014 at 10:47 AM EST. Add A Comment
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PostgreSQL 9.4 is out in time for Christmas with numerous changes for users of this open-source database solution.

PostgreSQL 9.4 delivers the new JSONB / binary JSON data type for storing JSON data within PostgreSQL. The 9.4 release also brings the new Data Change Streaming API for decoding/transformation of the replication stream. There's also new ALTER STREAM and ALTER TABLESPACE ... MOVE commands, a FILTER clause for aggregate functions, write scalability improvements, time-delayed standbys, backup throttling, and numerous other enhancements.

More details on PostgreSQL 9.4 via the official announcement and the changes for 9.4 are listed at length via the PostgreSQL Wiki.
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