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Latest Releases

2024-06-27 - PostgreSQL 17 Beta 2 Released!

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces that the second beta release of PostgreSQL 17 is now available for download. This release contains previews of all features that will be available when PostgreSQL 17 is made generally available, though some details of the release can change during the beta period.

You can find information about all of the PostgreSQL 17 features and changes in the release notes.

In the spirit of the open source PostgreSQL community, we strongly encourage you to test the new features of PostgreSQL 17 on your systems to help us eliminate bugs or other issues that may exist. While we do not advise you to run PostgreSQL 17 Beta 2 in production environments, we encourage you to find ways to run your typical application workloads against this beta release.

Your testing and feedback will help the community ensure that the PostgreSQL 17 release upholds our standards of delivering a stable, reliable release of the world's most advanced open source relational database. Please read more about our beta testing process and how you can contribute.

PostgreSQL 12 will stop receiving fixes on November 14, 2024. If you are running PostgreSQL 12 in a production environment, we suggest that you make plans to upgrade to a newer, supported version of PostgreSQL. Please see our versioning policy for more information.

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Latest News

PostgreSQL 17 Beta 2 Released!

  •  2024-06-27

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces that the first beta release of PostgreSQL 17 is now available for download. This release contains previews of all features that will be available when PostgreSQL 17 is made generally available, though some details of the release can change during the beta period.

You can find information about all of the PostgreSQL 17 features and changes in the release notes.

In the spirit of the open source PostgreSQL community, we strongly encourage you to test the new features of PostgreSQL 17 on your systems to help us eliminate bugs or other issues that may exist. While we do not advise you to run PostgreSQL 17 Beta 2 in production environments, we encourage you to find ways to run your typical application workloads against this beta release.

Your testing and feedback will help the community ensure that the PostgreSQL 17 release upholds our standards of delivering a stable, reliable release of the world's most advanced open source relational database. Please read more about our beta testing process and how you can contribute.

PLANET POSTGRESQL

PostgreSQL Berlin July 2024 Meetup

  •  Andreas Scherbaum
  •  2024-07-17

PGDay UK 2024 - Schedule published

  •  Dave Page
  •  2024-07-16

Keyset pagination with descending order

  •  Laurenz Albe
  •  2024-07-16

Introducing multi-version schema migrations

  •  Andrew Farries
  •  2024-07-16

RFC: PGXN Meta Spec v2

  •  David Wheeler
  •  2024-07-15

Implementing UUIDs v7 in pure SQL

  •  Daniel Vérité
  •  2024-07-15

Autovacuum Tuning Basics

  •  Tomas Vondra
  •  2024-07-15

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