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  • Folks, As a reminder, this wiki page still needs some bulking out with the other major features of 9.3: https://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/What%27s_new_in_PostgreSQL_9.3 Anything anyone can add is ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Aug 26, 2013 at 9:27 pm
    Aug 26, 2013 at 9:27 pm
  • Postgres-XC development group is proud to announce the release of Postgres-XC version 1.1. This is the second major release and comes with many useful features. Source tarball will be available at ...
    Koichi SuzukiKoichi Suzuki
    Aug 22, 2013 at 4:47 am
    Aug 22, 2013 at 4:47 am
  • Hello: My name is P V Narasimha Rao (PV), and am representing OpenSCG, Hyderabad Operations. OpenSCG provides IT consulting services in open source technologies predominantly in PostgreSQL. The ...
    PV, N RaoPV, N Rao
    Aug 21, 2013 at 6:44 am
    Aug 21, 2013 at 6:26 pm
  • ... so if you are an RC or a PR translator, and you didn't get it, please contact me as soon as you can. -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Aug 16, 2013 at 10:03 pm
    Aug 16, 2013 at 10:03 pm
  • All, http://goo.gl/QybKqE I'd like to start translations of this by the end of the week, so please give me your edits/suggestions/improvements in the next 2 days. Thanks! -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Aug 14, 2013 at 1:32 am
    Aug 14, 2013 at 10:53 pm
  • Folks, For the last 6 years we've broadcast our major releases via PRWeb. Over that time, the service has gotten more expensive, and less effective in reaching actual news publications. Is there ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Aug 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm
    Aug 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm
  • Folks, We're getting very close to a PostgreSQL 9.3 release. As such, I'd like to make sure that RC information is up to date. Please look at the regional contacts for 9.2 ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Aug 9, 2013 at 5:38 pm
    Aug 10, 2013 at 12:38 am
  • pgsql-advocacy would be more appropriate, so I've crossed it over here. Everyone, please make succeeding replies ONLY to pgsql-advocacy and the original poster. I don't know of any specific study or ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jul 21, 2013 at 6:12 pm
    Jul 21, 2013 at 6:36 pm
  • FYI, I was confused by a call-for-papers announcement for a German PGDay in November 8: http://www.postgresql.org/message-id/5165C112.8010803@wars-nicht.de Announcement: German-speaking PostgreSQL ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Jul 12, 2013 at 10:35 am
    Jul 12, 2013 at 10:35 am
  • The article doesn't choose one DB alternative over the other, but mentions PostgreSQL as being a stronger option in a few areas. Selena is also quoted several times, one of which is in talking about ...
    Kris PennellaKris Pennella
    Jul 11, 2013 at 3:08 pm
    Jul 11, 2013 at 3:08 pm
  • Anyone have any insight into what's going on with this Salesforce-Oracle love connection? Seems kind of odd to hire Tom and a bunch of other guys, then announce a 9-year commitment to Oracle a few ...
    Ned LillyNed Lilly
    Jun 26, 2013 at 10:38 pm
    Jun 28, 2013 at 9:16 am
  • Folks, It's that time again! Once again, we are looking for representatives of organizations willing to be quoted endorsing version 9.3, for its release. These quotes should have one or more of the ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Jun 26, 2013 at 8:35 pm
    Jul 30, 2013 at 2:12 am
  • Guys, Just a few words to let you know that the PG Day France 2013 happened last week in Nantes. With 115 registered attendees, we saw a 50% increase in registration from last year. These numbers are ...
    Damien clochardDamien clochard
    Jun 18, 2013 at 12:08 pm
    Jun 19, 2013 at 6:39 am
  • I probably have better things to do but I couldn't get the idea out of my idea so I just built a PG version of the "Keep Calm" meme ...
    Damien clochardDamien clochard
    Jun 2, 2013 at 8:49 pm
    Jun 14, 2013 at 4:39 pm
  • I'm moving this to -advocacy, as it seems more appropriate there... Are you thinking of storing that data in Postgres? You might find http://labs.omniti.com/labs/reconnoiter interesting. -- Jim C ...
    Jim NasbyJim Nasby
    May 24, 2013 at 5:25 pm
    May 24, 2013 at 5:25 pm
  • As we're gaining momentum, I guess we're going to see more of these emphatic titles and war vocabulary... http://www.wired.com/wiredenterprise/2013/05/salesforce-tom-lane/
    Damien clochardDamien clochard
    May 24, 2013 at 10:40 am
    May 24, 2013 at 11:19 am
  • Hey, y'all; what materials will I need for the Postgres booth at SELF next month? (I know we're not using the pop-up display for this; I don't recall what version of the PG Magazine we're on [to know ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    May 22, 2013 at 9:20 pm
    May 24, 2013 at 12:20 am
  • PGConf.DE 2013 is the sequel of the German Speaking PostgreSQL Conference in 2011. This year's PGConf.DE will be held on November 8th in the Rheinischen Industriemuseum in Oberhausen, followed by the ...
    Markus WannerMarkus Wanner
    May 22, 2013 at 7:05 pm
    May 22, 2013 at 7:05 pm
  • http://www.thoughtworks.com/radar#platforms http://thoughtworks.fileburst.com/assets/technology-radar-may-2013.pdf « PostgreSQL is expanding to become the NoSQL choice of SQL databases. Version 9.2 ...
    Damien clochardDamien clochard
    May 22, 2013 at 12:43 pm
    May 22, 2013 at 1:13 pm
  • Hi everyone, We're going to have a booth at OSCON this year. Please sign up and hang out at the booth for an hour or two: https://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Oscon_2013_signup We will try to get a ...
    Mark WongMark Wong
    May 22, 2013 at 12:20 am
    May 22, 2013 at 12:20 am
  • PostgreSQL Conference Europe 2013 will be held on October 29-November 1 in the Conrad hotel in Dublin, Ireland. It will cover topics for PostgreSQL users, developers and contributors, as well as ...
    Magnus HaganderMagnus Hagander
    May 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm
    May 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm
  • Hello year ago I wrote a article about PostgreSQL history. Now I am sending a link - translated by Google from Czech. I hope, so informations from this article can be useful although it is translated ...
    Pavel StehulePavel Stehule
    May 15, 2013 at 11:14 am
    May 15, 2013 at 7:50 pm
  • In the press kit git repo there is a whitepaper, about 7 years old, which basically makes the case for converting to PostgreSQL. It was originally written by Gavin Sherry and Liam O’Duibhir. I would ...
    Chris TraversChris Travers
    May 15, 2013 at 7:44 am
    May 15, 2013 at 7:44 am
  • Hi, I just notice there is a pgday.org domain pointing to a site for an event for 2008. Who controls that domain? Is that a domain we can use to create a site for all PUGs to use for their own ...
    Jaime CasanovaJaime Casanova
    May 9, 2013 at 7:28 pm
    May 9, 2013 at 8:34 pm
  • Hi Everyone, Good news - we now have a list of the available local user groups off of the "Community" page on the website: http://www.postgresql.org/community/user-groups/ However, at the time of ...
    Jonathan S. KatzJonathan S. Katz
    May 8, 2013 at 9:12 pm
    Jun 4, 2013 at 1:34 pm
  • Congrats to Simon and the 2Q folks: http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/EU-s-AXLE-to-drive-open-source-Big-Data-analytics-1854143.html Simon, are you going to be going over goals for this in the ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    May 2, 2013 at 4:57 pm
    May 7, 2013 at 8:17 am
  • Folks, For the beta release, it would be really helpful to construct a 9.3 wiki page, including information on the various features, how they are supposed to work, and discussions on using and ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Apr 28, 2013 at 12:02 am
    May 9, 2013 at 12:57 pm
  • All, So, I've taken another tack on this. I realized that the important thing about the beta was not to provide narrative marketing information about the beta features, but rather to get our users to ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Apr 27, 2013 at 11:53 pm
    May 7, 2013 at 8:14 pm
  • I think this is relevant: Fast Database Emerges from MIT Class, GPUs and Student’s Invention http://data-informed.com/fast-database-emerges-from-mit-class-gpus-and-students-invention/ -- Darren Duncan
    Darren DuncanDarren Duncan
    Apr 23, 2013 at 12:09 am
    Apr 23, 2013 at 12:09 am
  • Hello, I never stored the logo because when I needed it for German flyers or community talks I always just downloaded it again from PgFoundry. I practice this since 2005 already. Since Josh placed ...
    Susanne EbrechtSusanne Ebrecht
    Apr 22, 2013 at 11:53 am
    Apr 22, 2013 at 1:57 pm
  • Hi, The USENIX LISA call for papers is open until April 30th. https://www.usenix.org/conference/lisa13/call-for-participation Last year, Joe Conway and Jeff Hamann gave a talk on "Database Server ...
    Aleksey TsalolikhinAleksey Tsalolikhin
    Apr 22, 2013 at 4:42 am
    Apr 22, 2013 at 4:42 am
  • ... which actual events are currently covered? -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Apr 16, 2013 at 12:15 am
    Apr 16, 2013 at 8:36 am
  • Folks, PostgreSQL 9.3 Beta 1 is coming soon. As always, I could use your help in coming up with some promotional text for the features it contains. Here's the features I know of: * declarative ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Apr 15, 2013 at 10:23 pm
    Apr 27, 2013 at 11:06 pm
  • Comments? http://blog.blackwinghq.com/2013/04/08/2/ Robert Bernier
    Robert BernierRobert Bernier
    Apr 11, 2013 at 2:51 pm
    Apr 11, 2013 at 11:38 pm
  • I couldn't find a version of the elephant in OFM format on the site anywhere. Does anyone have one they'd be willing to share? I'm looking to have some shirts embroidered and it requires this ...
    Douglas J HunleyDouglas J Hunley
    Apr 7, 2013 at 4:59 pm
    Jul 2, 2013 at 12:58 pm
  • Apparently this megahost in Poland has 40K vulnerable servers. Would be great to contact them and get them do update. -- Josh Berkus PostgreSQL Experts Inc. http://pgexperts.com
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Apr 4, 2013 at 6:10 pm
    Apr 8, 2013 at 9:12 am
  • Please collect and post! http://www.h-online.com/open/news/item/PostgreSQL-critical-security-fix-now-available-1835294.html ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Apr 4, 2013 at 5:33 pm
    Apr 5, 2013 at 10:36 am
  • I think we have a problem here : https://status.heroku.com/incidents/510 Disclaimer : I don't know what thursday security fix is about and I don't have much information on the "Heroku Postgres ...
    Damien clochardDamien clochard
    Apr 2, 2013 at 9:41 pm
    Apr 18, 2013 at 12:04 am
  • Hi I think the PostgreSQL homepage is going to cause confusion for anyone checking it for news of the upcoming security release. There's a big splash box titled "PostgreSQL minor versions released!" ...
    Ian Lawrence BarwickIan Lawrence Barwick
    Apr 2, 2013 at 12:48 am
    Apr 3, 2013 at 4:09 pm
  • I hadn't heard of this site before: http://db-engines.com/en/ but it seems they maintain rankings of various database-related applications based on keyword popularity, frequency of job offers etc. It ...
    Ian Lawrence BarwickIan Lawrence Barwick
    Mar 29, 2013 at 1:14 am
    Mar 29, 2013 at 1:14 am
  • Hello, everyone! Just wanted to let y'all know that the SouthEast LinuxFest (SELF) RFP is open: http://www.southeastlinuxfest.org/rfp2013/form.html Looks like the deadline is April 8th. (Full ...
    Michael Alan BrewerMichael Alan Brewer
    Mar 19, 2013 at 3:01 pm
    May 5, 2013 at 8:11 pm
  • Folks, As of PyCon, I've used up our entire backlog of basic blue Postgres shirts. Per previous discussion on this list, we are not going to try to maintain an inventory of these, but use on-demand ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Mar 19, 2013 at 1:26 am
    Mar 19, 2013 at 12:00 pm
  • Folks, For the past few years, we've been using a pop-up booth display to give PostgreSQL community booths a professional, polished look. We purchased it using about $1800 worth of community money, ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Mar 19, 2013 at 1:25 am
    Mar 19, 2013 at 8:06 pm
  • I was browsing Reddit tonight and came across this. http://www.reddit.com/r/SQLServer/comments/1a87sp/your_boss_asks_you_to_justify_using_sql_server/ The poster tries to make a case for Postgres in a ...
    Joshua KramerJoshua Kramer
    Mar 14, 2013 at 4:34 am
    Mar 14, 2013 at 7:49 pm
  • Andres, Crossing this over to pgsql-advocacy, because this is really an Advocacy discussion. There's a lot of shops which currently have matviews which are referesed daily, during low-activity ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Mar 8, 2013 at 6:00 pm
    Mar 8, 2013 at 6:33 pm
  • Open Database Camp in Cambridge, MA, USA is looking for Postgres speakers: http://opensqlcamp.org/index.php?title=Events/NELF2013/ The un-conference is March 16-17. You can submit talk ideas here ...
    Bruce MomjianBruce Momjian
    Mar 5, 2013 at 12:18 am
    Mar 5, 2013 at 1:32 am
  • Hi, I'm releasing today the first version of a font dedicated to PostgreSQL. This is a very simple font containing only one character : the PostgreSQL logo. This project won't change the face of the ...
    Damien clochardDamien clochard
    Mar 1, 2013 at 10:49 pm
    Mar 2, 2013 at 12:07 am
  • Folks, I'm personally fond of our version numbering scheme; without it, we'd be on PostgreSQL version 23 now. It's old skool and like other infrastructure projects we admire, such as Linux, Apache, ...
    Josh BerkusJosh Berkus
    Feb 27, 2013 at 10:56 pm
    Apr 2, 2013 at 11:09 am
  • Hello, FYI - the German speaking GIS conference FOSSGIS (June 12-14) will be in Rapperswil, Switzerland this year. Like in past years also this year I asked for a table and will run a small ...
    Susanne EbrechtSusanne Ebrecht
    Feb 25, 2013 at 10:16 am
    Feb 25, 2013 at 10:17 am
  • FYI prompted The Reg to speculate that Amazon has managed to parallelize the PostgreSQL technology. http://www.theregister.co.uk/2013/02/15/amazon_redshift_goes_ga/ Ian Barwick
    Ian Lawrence BarwickIan Lawrence Barwick
    Feb 18, 2013 at 5:44 am
    Feb 20, 2013 at 4:46 pm
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