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PostgreSQL 9.6 is Released: Contribution of Postgres Professional
PostgreSQL 9.6 was released yesterday. This is a great release which provides to users set of outstanding new features. We are especially happy that Postgres Professional did substantial contribution to this release.
Galy Lee at PgConf2016 Russia presented a talk «Growing acceptance of PostgreSQL in China» - Video
This talk gave an overview about the Postgres adoption in 2015 in China.
Bruce Momjian at PgConf2016 Russia with talk «Postgres Going in Multiple Directions» - Video
This talk covers the top ten new features that appeared in the Postgres 9.5 release. It also covers some of the major focuses for post-9.5 releases.
Leonid Libkin from the University of Edinburgh will give a talk "Making SQL Queries Correct on Databases with Nulls" 9 August at 14:00
What is the scientifically correct way if using NULLs ?
Scalable Real-time Product Search using PostgreSQL with Citus
We are delighted to repost the article by Citusdata, and appreciate the recogintion of our contribution: "Special thanks to the people at Postgres Professional for contributing most of the full-text search, JSONB, and GIN index features in PostgreSQL, as well as the initial code for the Citus COPY feature"
Monitoring Wait Events in PostgreSQL 9.6
Recently Robert Haas has committed a patch which allows seeing some more detailed information about current wait event of the process. In particular, user will be able to see if process is waiting for heavyweight lock, lightweight lock (either individual or tranche) or buffer pin. The full list of wait events is available in the documentation. Hopefully, it will be more wait events in further releases.
Henrietta will present a talk on Temporal and Bi-Temporal databases at the PostgresPrpo seminar at 2 Mar 2016.