== PostgreSQL Weekly News - April 17 2005 ==
8.0.2 is out, now with patent-free (and faster!) 2Q replacing ARC. As
libpq has changed versions, you will need to rebuild any apps that
linked to it.
Tom Lane has put an optimization for the min() and max() aggregates in
CVS TIP which allows them to use indexes.
== PostgreSQL Product News ==
Bizgres project creates and builds a PostgreSQL "distribution",
including experimental core mods, for an optimized Business
The PostgreSQL Configurator will be an interactive Perl
script designed to help users with initial performance configuration
for PostgreSQL. In time it'll hopefully attract a GUI interface as
well. Part of BizGres.
PgJ2EE is a coordination tool for efforts to achieve J2EE
certification and superlative J2EE performance for PostgreSQL.
== PostgreSQL in the News ==
PostgreSQL's replacement of ARC with 2Q discussed here:
A Chat with PostgreSQL on OSDIR:
General Bits: http://www.varlena.com/GeneralBits/
Inheriting Primary Keys and Trapping Errors
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