On 13th of December, Heikki Linnakangas committed patch: Allow a streaming replication standby to follow a timeline switch. Before this patch, streaming replication would refuse to start replicating if the timeline in the primary doesn't exactly match the standby. The situation where it doesn't ...

On 16th of February, , Robert Haas committed patch: pg_ctl promote   Fujii Masao, reviewed by Robert Haas, Stephen Frost, and Magnus Hagander.

There are several approaches on replication/failover - you might have heard of Slony, Londiste, pgPool and some other tools. WAL Replication is different from all of them in one aspect - it doesn't let you query slave database (until 9.0, in ...

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 ...

The BIG feature. The feature that made PostgreSQL leap from 8.4 to 9.0. Patch was written by Fujii Masao, and committed by Heikki Linnakangas on 15th of January 2010: Log Message: ----------- Introduce Streaming Replication.   This includes two new kinds of postmaster processes, walsenders ...