The PostgreSQL Global Development Group today released the long-awaited first beta of version 8.3. Thanks to an unprecedented number of new patches, this version introduces more new and improved features than any previous release. Of course, more new features means that 8.3 needs more user testing than any previous version, so we're counting on you to download it and test it with development versions of your applications.
Among the features in the new version are:
... and many others. See the release notes for a more complete list of new features.
How soon this beta turns into a release depends on testing by our community of users. As soon as possible, please help us with community testing:
See the 8.3 Beta Page for more information on downloads, testing, docs, and reporting bugs. Download the beta now at:
Your help with testing will ensure that this version of PostgreSQL is as secure, reliable and bug-free as previous versions -- and get the beta over with quickly!
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