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PostgreSQL 10 Beta 1 Released

Posted on 2017-05-18
The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces today that the first beta release of PostgreSQL 10 is available for download. This release contains previews of all of the features which will be available in the final release of version 10, although some details will change before then. Users are encouraged to begin testing their applications against this latest release.
Major Features of 10
The new version contains multiple features that will allow users to both scale out and scale up their PostgreSQL infrastructure:
Logical Replication: built-in option for replicating specific tables or using replication to upgrade
Native Table Partitioning: range and list partitioning as native database objects
Additional Query Parallelism: including index scans, bitmap scans, and merge joins
Quorum Commit for Synchronous Replication: ensure against loss of multiple nodes
We have also made three improvements to PostgreSQL connections, which we are calling on driver authors to support, and users to test:
SCRAM Authentication, for more secure password-based


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