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I am Developer! (And You Can Too!)

A while back, 2ndQuadrant notified a few of us that we should get more involved in Postgres Development in some capacity. Being as I’ve essentially fallen off the map in corresponding with the mailing lists in general, it would be a good way to get back into the habit. But wait! Don’t we want more […]

9.6 Scariest Patch Tournament

PostgreSQL’s Release Management Team is requesting your input on patches that are most likely to cause bugs or instability. I’m sure you have an opinion on that! Please cast your votes by filling this form.

Testing new PostgreSQL versions without messing up your existing install

People are often hesitant to test out a new PostgreSQL release because they’re concerned it’ll break their current working installation. This is a perfectly valid concern, but it’s easily resolved with a few simple protective measures: Build PostgreSQL from source as an unprivileged user Install your PostgreSQL build within that user’s home directory Run PostgreSQL […]