PostgreSQL for Linux Publisher's description
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system.
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system. It has more than 15 years of active development and a proven architecture that has earned it a strong reputation for reliability, data integrity, and correctness. It runs on all major operating systems, including Linux, UNIX (AIX, BSD, HP-UX, SGI IRIX, Mac OS X, Solaris, Tru64), and Windows. It is fully ACID compliant, has full support for foreign keys, joins, views, triggers, and stored procedures (in multiple languages). It includes most SQL:2008 data types, including INTEGER, NUMERIC, BOOLEAN, CHAR, VARCHAR, DATE, INTERVAL, and TIMESTAMP. It also supports storage of binary large objects, including pictures, sounds, or video. It has native programming interfaces for C/C++, Java, .Net, Perl, Python, Ruby, Tcl, ODBC, among others, and exceptional documentation.
What's New in This Release:В· fix build issues on HP-UX and Itanium
В· update time zone files for recent time zone changes
В· change SQLSTATE for Hot Standby warnings
В· prevent bgwriter hang during recovery
В· prevent recursive composite type creation
В· disallow dropping tables whose triggers are still pending
В· allow use of "replication" as a user name
В· prevent a crash during GEQO planning
В· improve join plans for tables with missing statistics
В· fix error with SELECT FOR UPDATE in a subselect
В· close PL/python array slice memory leak
В· allow SSL connections for users with no home directory
В· allow building PostgreSQL 9.0 with 64-bit MinGW
System Requirements:No special requirements.
Program Release Status: Minor Update
Program Install Support: Install and Uninstall