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+ - PostgreSQL 8.2 released

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VincenzoRomano
VincenzoRomano writes "On Dec. 5th the PostgreSQL Global Development Group is proud to announce the release of PostgreSQL 8.2, the world's most advanced open source database. Apart of the usual fixes, among the features of this new version are:

* Higher performance (+20% on OLTP tests)
* Improved Warm standby databases
* Online index builds
* SQL2003 aggregates
* Improved TSearch2 with Generalized Inverted Indexes
* Support for DTrace probes
* Advisory Locks
* New ISN/ISBN and pgCrypto modules
* Selective pg_dump options

For full details about this release, please click here
It could be of some interest also a recent database field test involving PostgreSQL 8.2 against MySQL 4.1.20 and MySQL 5.1.20a."

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