== PostgreSQL Weekly News - June 12 2005 ==
Pavel Stehule added support for an optional INTO clause for EXECUTE,
SQLSTATE, SQLERRM, NEXT_DAY and LAST_DAY to PL/PgSQL's. He's also
working on LEAST() and GREATEST() functions, which are similar to
MAX() and MIN(), except that they operate row-wise rather than
Alvarro Herrera et al. have been hard at work on 2PC.
Andreas Pflug has made some patches for server instrumentation.
Magnus Hagander has added a feature that allows people to use the full
set of timezones when doing "AT TIME ZONE",
There's been a wide-ranging discussion on the cleanup of contrib
including cleaning out some cobwebs and code that's no longer useful
or appropriate. A couple of new projects have come out of this
Quotas are a hot topic: per-user, per-database, per-tablespace...and
the perennial per-database users have come up in connection with them.
It looks as thought Bricolage is the new techdocs architecture.
Gevik Babakhani has come up with a tree-based navigation for it.
Michael Glaesemann continues to work on making TIMESTAMP WITH TIME
ZONE aware of DST, separating the meanings of '24 hours' from '1 day'
Teodor Sigaev has been working on GiST recovery.
== PostgreSQL Product News ==
pgEdit 1.1 is out
Slony-I 1.1 RC1 is now available for beating.
== PostgreSQL in the News ==
Unisys published a paper evaluating PostgreSQL on high-end multi-CPU systems.
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