== PostgreSQL Weekly News - January 08 2006 == PostgreSQL 8.1.2, 8.0.6, 7.4.11 and 7.3.13 are out. Please upgrade to the latest point release. http://www.postgresql.org/download/ There has been a productive discussion on new estimators for index cardinality. This will help with OLAP in 8.2. Another discussion involved fixing up the INET/CIDR data types and operators. Will ip4r win the day? Andrew Dunstan has had a busy week: a SOAP server for the Buildfarm's dashboard. http://people.planetpostgresql.org/andrew/index.php?/archives/14-SOAP-server-for-Buildfarm-dashboard.html an article on his Enumkit http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/a/databases/2006/01/06/enumerated-fields-in-postgresql.html and some fixes to PL/Perl with more coming. == PostgreSQL Product News == PGCluster-1.5.0rc1 released http://pgfoundry.org/projects/pgcluster/ Npgsql 1.0beta2 released. http://pgfoundry.org/projects/npgsql/ pgchem::tigress v.3l_barsoi released http://pgfoundry.org/projects/pgchem/ ip4r 1.0 is now production. http://pgfoundry.org/projects/ip4r/ PostgreSQL 8.1.2, 8.0.6, 7.4.11 and 7.3.13 are on their way. Get ready to upgrade at least to the latest point release. Commandprompt presents Mammoth PostgreSQL, a distribution with lots of goodies included. http://www.mammothpostgresql.org/ pgPool 2.7 released http://pgfoundry.org/projects/pgpool/ == PostgreSQL Local == Everything this week was global. == PostgreSQL in the News == Planet PostgreSQL: http://www.planetpostgresql.org/ General Bits, published on Mondays (PST/PDT): http://www.varlena.com/GeneralBits/ UPSERT and Missing FROMs PostgreSQL Weekly News is brought to you this week by David Fetter, Andrew Dunstan and Andrew at Supernews.