== PostgreSQL Weekly News - May 08 2005 ==
Two major bugs have been found and will be fixed in the upcoming
releases 7.3.10, 7.4.8 and 8.0.3. Hot fix is here:
The PostgreSQL Development Group is getting ready for a feature freeze
in June. Exciting new features include 2-phase commit, multiple OUT
parameters, bitmapped indexes, shared row locks, integrated
auto-VACUUM and buffer cache fixes for SMP. Now is a good time to get
your submissions in, as -hackers will not look kindly on mega-patches
two days before freeze.
Jan Wieck has found two rare race conditions which will be fixed in
Lively, wide-ranging discussions have been going on about enabling
pl/pgsql by default, acquiring patents, Unicode, and Oracle-style
packages. Keep it lively!
PostgreSQL developers uncovered a bug in Fedora Core 3 that might be
Andrew Dunstan has added header support to COPY CSV in CVS tip.
== PostgreSQL Product News ==
Slony-I 1.1 beta2 is out, beta3 soon to follow. New features include
pgxs compilation--no more source trees required, a fix for a
concurrency problem with MOVE_SET and ACCEPT_SET events, and both RPM
and Debian packages.
phpPgAdmin is getting some new features: multiple servers, plug-in
architecture, and Slony support.
RPM packages for pgpool are available:
DBLink-TDS is a very simple version of the dblink contrib module but
linked with freetds libs to connect to a MSSQL remote database. Right
now, it's possible to returns tables with SELECTs and manipulate data
NSS and PAM Modules for PostgreSQL have a new release:
EMS PostgreSQL Data Export 2.0 released:
== PostgreSQL in the News ==
PostgreSQL heads off the competition in an 'installation and getting
started' review of MySQL 5, Oracle 10g and PostgreSQL 8.
General Bits: http://www.varlena.com/GeneralBits/
Array Arithmetic, Aggregates, and Alliteration
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