|| ||David Fetter <david-AT-fetter.org>|
|| ||PostgreSQL Announce <pgsql-announce-AT-postgresql.org>|
|| ||[ANNOUNCE] == PostgreSQL Weekly News - May 22 2005 ==|
|| ||Sun, 22 May 2005 22:31:21 -0700|
== PostgreSQL Weekly News - May 22 2005 ==
Extensive discussion of the new system views has been going on on.
Andrew Dunstan broke out the PL regression tests, substantially
improving the build farm.
Several new proposals were introduced getting ready for feature freeze
July 1. Andras Kadinger offered to code up LISTEN/NOFITY in shared
memory with messaging. Simon Riggs introduced a draft specification
for table partitioning. A Carnegie Mellon crew offered a paper on
"prioritizing" queries. Victor Yegorov began discussion of some of
the problems he has encountered in implementing on-disk bitmap
indexes. There has been lively discussion and patching on the 2-Phase
Abhijit Menon-Sen added a return_next() feature to PL/Perl which
decreases memory usage for PL/Perl SRF result sets.
== PostgreSQL Product News ==
EnterpriseDB Corporation announces the public beta release of
EnterpriseDB 2005 (EDB2005). Powered by PostgreSQL, EDB2005 provides
compatibility with many applications written for Oracle databases,
implemented through compatible SQL syntax, datatypes, triggers and
native stored procedures.
Data Access Application Blocks for PostgreSQL project started.
DBD::Pg 1.42 is out. First cut developer docs now in the CVS tree.
The Buildfarm has a new feature release.
Five betas so far, and Slony-I 1.1 looks slated for a release
candidate in the near future.
QLR Manager Expanded to Support Postgresql
== PostgreSQL in the News ==
FISL6 Conference, Porto Alegre, Brazil: there will be two PostgreSQL
presentations, including one by Josh Berkus.
General Bits: http://www.varlena.com/GeneralBits/
Surveying Made Easy With Table Inheritance
---------------------------(end of broadcast)---------------------------
TIP 1: subscribe and unsubscribe commands go to email@example.com
to post comments)