The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces that the first release candidate of PostgreSQL 11 is now available for download. As a release candidate, PostgreSQL 11 RC 1 should be identical to the initial release of PostgreSQL 11, though some more fixes may be applied prior to the general availability of PostgreSQL 11.
To upgrade to PostgreSQL 11 RC 1 from Beta 4 or an earlier version of
PostgreSQL 11, you will need to use a strategy similar to upgrading between
major versions of PostgreSQL (e.g.
For more information, please visit the documentation section on
There have been many bug fixes for PostgreSQL 11 reported during the Beta 4 period and applied to this release candidate. These fixes include:
transaction_timestampfunction returns an updated timestamp in a stored procedure if it is called after a transaction is committed
ALTER TABLE .. ATTACH PARTITION
For a detailed list of fixes, please visit the open items page.
This is the first release candidate for PostgreSQL 11. Unless an issue is discovered that warrants a delay or to produce an additional release candidate, PostgreSQL 11 should be made generally available on October 18, 2018.
For further information please see the Beta Testing page.