First of all, as of today, I added new feature, called anonymization.
It is for all of the people who are afraid that their plans contain information that they don't want to (or can't) share on the internet.
It works like this:
Continue reading explain.depesz.com – new feature and some new stats
On 10th of February, Magnus Hagander committed patch:
Track last time for statistics reset on databases and bgwriter
Tracks one counter for each database, which is reset whenever
the statistics for any individual object inside the database is
reset, and one counter for the background writer.
Tomas Vondra, reviewed by Greg Smith
Continue reading Waiting for 9.1 – stats reset tracking
Robert Haas wrote, and Tom Lane committed (on 2nd of August) patch which adds interesting capability:
Add ALTER TABLE ... ALTER COLUMN ... SET STATISTICS DISTINCT
Log message is rather terse, so what does it exactly do?
Continue reading Waiting for 8.5 – hinting for number of distinct values
Today another great patch, committed by Tom Lane. This patch was written by Martin Pihlak (with some edits by Tom).
Continue reading Waiting for 8.4 – function stats