Waiting for 8.4 – window functions

A long overdue post about new functionality. At this moment it is no longer such new, as it was committed on 28th of December (yes, I know, I should have written it earlier, Sorry).

On this day Tom Lane committed patch by Hitoshi Harada which adds support for so called window functions:

Support window functions a la SQL:2008.
 
Hitoshi Harada, with some kibitzing from Heikki and Tom.

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Waiting for 8.4 – pg_stat_statements

On 4th of January, Tom Lane committed patch by Takahiro Itagaki, which adds new contrib module – pg_stat_statements:

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Add contrib/pg_stat_statements for server-wide tracking of statement execution
statistics.
 
Takahiro Itagaki

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