PgBouncer 1.21.0 released - Now with prepared statements!

Posted on 2023-10-17 by PgBouncer
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PgBouncer 1.21.0 has been released. This release adds one of PgBouncer its most requested features: Support for named prepared statements! See the docs on max_prepared_statements for details on how the feature works, its limitations, and how to tune the value of the max_prepared_statements setting.

Apart from prepared statement support this release also includes various other improvements, such as much more secure default TLS settings and changes required for FIPS compliance. And it also fixes various bugs and crashes.

See for more information, the detailed changelog, and download links.

PgBouncer is a lightweight connection pooler for PostgreSQL.