On 27th of February, Alvaro Herrera committed patch: Allow BASE_BACKUP to be throttled A new MAX_RATE option allows imposing a limit to the network transfer rate from the server side. This is useful to limit the stress that taking a base backup has ...

In previous post in the series I wrote about how to interpret single line in explain analyze output, it's structure, and later on described all basic data-getting operations (nodes in explain tree). Today, we'll move towards more complicated operations.

On 12th of February, Robert Haas committed patch: Teach ALTER TABLE .. SET DATA TYPE to avoid some table rewrites. When the old type is binary coercible to the new type and the using clause does not ...