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PostgreSQL 8.2 Now Available

From: Josh Berkus <josh(at)postgresql(dot)org>
To: pgsql-announce(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: PostgreSQL 8.2 Now Available
Date: 2006-12-05 19:41:24
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After eight months of development and five months of integration and 
testing, the PostgreSQL Global Development Group now announces the 
availability of PostgreSQL version 8.2 (our 14th public release).

Among the features of this new version are:
-- Higher performance (+20% on OLTP tests)
-- Improved Warm standby databases
-- Online index builds
-- SQL2003 aggregates
-- Improved TSearch2 with Generalized Inverted Indexes
-- Support for DTrace probes
-- Advisory Locks
-- New ISN/ISBN and pgCrypto modules
-- Selective pg_dump options

... and many more included in the over 300 patches which went into this 
version.

For highlights of the release, please see the press kit: 
http://www.postgresql.org/about/press/presskit82.html.en

Downloads:
	Source: http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/source/v8.2/
	Windows Binaries: http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/binary/v8.2.0/win32/
	Red Hat RPMs: http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/binary/v8.2.0/linux/rpms/

Packages and ports for OSX, Solaris, Ubuntu, Debian, SuSE and other 
operating systems will be available in the weeks and months to come, 
either from postgresql.org or from the platform vendor.

Version 8.2 will be announced and discussed at the LISA conference in 
Washington DC, at the PostgreSQL booth and BOF: 
http://www.usenix.org/events/lisa06/

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