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Latest Releases

2019-02-14 - PostgreSQL 11.2, 10.7, 9.6.12, 9.5.16, and 9.4.21 Released! The PostgreSQL Global Development Group has released an update to all supported versions of our database system, including 11.2, 10.7, 9.6.12, 9.5.16, and 9.4.21. This release changes the behavior in how PostgreSQL interfaces with fsync() and includes fixes for partitioning and over 70 other bugs that were reported over the past three months

Users should plan to apply this update at the next scheduled downtime.

  • 11.2 · 2019-02-14 · Notes
  • 10.7 · 2019-02-14 · Notes
  • 9.6.12 · 2019-02-14 · Notes
  • 9.5.16 · 2019-02-14 · Notes
  • 9.4.21 · 2019-02-14 · Notes

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Latest News

PostgreSQL Code of Conduct Committee 2018 Annual Report

  •  2019-04-15

The PostgreSQL Code of Conduct Committee has delivered their 2018 Annual Report summarizing the types of complaints received and actions taken since the Code of Conduct took effect in 2018 through the end of the year. All complaints and actions are anonymized to protect the identities of all parties involved.


The Hare and the Hedgehog. Muscle, brain - or both?

  •  Ernst-Georg Schmid
  •  2019-04-18

New in pg12: Statistics on checkums errors

  •  Julien Rouhaud
  •  2019-04-18

Waiting for PostgreSQL 12 – Generated columns

  •  Hubert 'depesz' Lubaczewski
  •  2019-04-17

PostgreSQL CommitFest 2019-03 Ends

  •  Ibrar Ahmed
  •  2019-04-17

Another look at Replica Lag :)

  •  Robins Tharakan
  •  2019-04-17

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