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== PostgreSQL Weekly News - April 10 2005 ==

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: PostgreSQL Announce <pgsql-announce(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: == PostgreSQL Weekly News - April 10 2005 ==
Date: 2005-04-10 21:36:46
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== PostgreSQL Weekly News - April 10 2005 ==

PostgreSQL 8.0.2 out soon.  NOTE: the PostgreSQL library libpq has
changed major number.  You will need to rebuild applications that use
it.  2Q has now replaced the possibly patent-encumbered ARC.  Various
fixes to PLs have gone in, and the usual flock of clever improvements
and bug fixes.  More details at
http://candle.pha.pa.us/main/writings/pgsql/sgml/release.html#RELEASE-8-0-2

CVS TIP now includes IN, OUT and INOUT parameters for stored
procedures.

There is a new poll available at http://www.postgresql.org/community/

== PostgreSQL Product News ==

DBD::Pg 1.41
http://search.cpan.org/~dbdpg/DBD-Pg-1.41

ExtenDB announces new ExtenDB Parallel Server
http://www.extendb.com/data-warehousing-products.php

Vita Voom pgExpress Driver bug fixes
http://www.vitavoom.com/Products/pgExpress_Driver/index.html

PostgreSQL New System Views
http://pgfoundry.org/projects/newsysviews/

PostgreSQL Loader
http://pgfoundry.org/projects/pgloader/

PostgresPy
http://pgfoundry.org/projects/python/

PostgreSQL IO Monitor
http://pgfoundry.org/projects/pgiomonitor/

PostGrass GIS for Mac:
http://openosx.com/grass/

Hitachi Software Announces New Any*GIS GeoAdapter Support
http://spatialnews.geocomm.com/dailynews/2005/mar/30/news1.html

== PostgreSQL in the News ==

Last week's PostgreSQL Weekly News drew accolades like the follwong:
"I realized it was a joke after the second paragraph.  Expletives were
flying after the first!" "Consider me punk'd :)"

Some PostgreSQL project members will be working with SpikeSource to
"certify" PostgreSQL as part of their "supported Open Source stack".
The big benefit of this is getting systematic daily testing of
PostgreSQL's integration with other common OSS software, such as our
JDBC driver, Hibernate and PHP.
http://www.prnewswire.com/cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=109&STORY=/www/story/04-05-2005/0003331617&EDATE=

A religious organization has adopted PostgreSQL among other open
source tools.  See why they switched.
http://www.leaveitbehind.com/home/2005/03/why_switch.html

Power PostgreSQL: http://www.powerpostgresql.com/
This week: Database Dependance As A Design Strategy

General Bits: http://www.varlena.com/GeneralBits/
This week:  Log Debug Statements, Multiple Installations, Array Fun

PostgreSQL Weekly News brought to you this week by David Fetter, Josh
Berkus, Robert Treat and Elein Mustain.


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