For a long time hash indexed were not crash safe, and couldn't be used on replication slave, because they skipped WAL. Now, thanks to these two commits, it has changed: On 14th of March 2017, Robert Haas committed patch: hash: Add write-ahead ...

On 25th of January, Heikki Linnakangas committed patch: Add recovery_target='immediate' option. This allows ending recovery as a consistent state has been reached. Without this, there was no easy way to e.g restore an online backup, without replaying any extra WAL after the backup ended. MauMau ...

As of yesterday OmniPITR got following changes/fixes: Fixed bug which caused immediate finish request be treated the same as smart finish request. Fixed problem with using omnipitr-backup-slave on PostgreSQL 9.0 slave, which is using streaming replication. Added option to omnipitr-restore, so that you ...

I tend to write about new features in new versions of PostgreSQL, but this patch actually fixes one of the things that annoy me a lot, so here it goes: On 26th of January, Simon Riggs committed: Log Message: ----------- Fix longstanding gripe that ...