PostgreSQL 8.4 Released!

JD wrote:

For those sleeping in just released PostgreSQL 8.4. This is an exciting release with many new features including:

  • Parallel Database Restore, speeding up recovery from backup up to 8 times
  • Per-Column Permissions, allowing more granular control of sensitive data
  • Per-database Collation Support, making PostgreSQL more useful in multi-lingual environments
  • In-place Upgrades through pg_migrator (beta), enabling upgrades from 8.3 to 8.4 without extensive downtime
  • New Query Monitoring Tools, giving administrators more insight into query activity
  • Greatly Reduced VACUUM Overhead through the Visibility Map
  • New Monitoring Tools for current queries, query load and deadlocks

Pick up your copy from a local mirror today!