On Thursday 09 April 2009 02:14:44 Josh Berkus wrote:
> As with PostgreSQL 8.3 (released in 2008), version 8.4 includes hundreds
> of patches and dozens of new features. Among them:
I would drop the reference to 8.3 -- it's confusing.
> * Parallel Restore (backwards-compatible)
I know what you mean, but the casual reader would hope that *most* of
PostgreSQL is backward compatible, so this can only serve to confuse.
> * Support SSL certs for authentication
This is not really new, it's just easier/different/something to use.
> Please download and install version 8.4 and test out these new features
> as soon as you can! You can especially help the PostgreSQL developers
> by trying new features in combination, and by doing a test port of your
> production applications to version 8.4. Performance comparisons with
> 8.3 are also very helpful. Tell us what you find!
If you think it's appropriate, adding a call for translators would be nice.
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