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Re: Major features for 9.1

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndQuadrant(dot)com>
To: Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com>
Cc: PostgreSQL Advocacy <pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Major features for 9.1
Date: 2011-04-03 08:32:27
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On Sat, Apr 2, 2011 at 11:32 PM, Josh Berkus <josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com> wrote:
>> Perhaps we can outline Major Features and Innovations separately. This
>> release is notable for the number of genuinely new ideas implemented,
>> so that's worth making something of even if the advanced features
>> themselves need a little more explanation. Or Perhaps have
>> "Innovations" as a major feature and then a comma list of the names of
>> them.
> Yeah, that sounds like the way to go.
> So for Innovations, we'd have SSI, SE/Postgres, KNN-GiST, and wCTE, no?
>  Or does someone else have wCTEs?  I vaguely remember something about
> SQL Server ...

wCTEs are definitely in SQLServer 2008

I would add Sync Rep also, since the transaction-controlled part is
new and original.

> There's also another obvious grouping: Extensibility.  This would
> include both Extensions and SQL/MED.
> So we could have:
> Features
>        Sync Rep
>        Per-col collation
>        Unlogged tables
> Innovations
>        SSI
>        KNN-GiST
>        SE/Postgres
>        wCTE
> Extensibility
>        Extensions
>        SQL/MED
> I like that, it means we can list everything but without having a long
> laundry list which nobody will read.

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