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Open Source PostgreSQL 9.3 Wraps Up Data

 

A new version of the open-source PostgreSQL database is now available, providing improved reliability and data management features. PostgreSQL is a widely deployed open-source database with roots that go back to 1985 and the UC Berkeley Postgres database project.

One of the key new features in PostgreSQL 9.3 is a capability known as Streaming-Only Remastering. This new feature enables database administrators to have cascading replicas, such as for geographically distributed failover, Josh Berkus, PostgreSQL core team member, explained to eWEEK.

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Open Source PostgreSQL 9.3 Wraps Up Data

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.