PostgreSQL Community Leader Bruce Momjian to Deliver EDB Webinar on What’s New in PostgreSQL

Release Date: 
Sep 19, 2016

BEDFORD, Mass. – September 19, 2016 – This week, EnterpriseDB® (EDB™), the leading enterprise Postgres database company, will host a webinar featuring Bruce Momjian, a co-founder of the PostgreSQL Global Development Group and a Core Team member. The free, 45-minute webinar titled What’s New in PostgreSQL, will be held at 8 am and 1 pm EDT on Tuesday, September 20, 2016.

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group is planning a series of performance improvements and enhancements to speed queries for PostgreSQL. The new features and capabilities Momjian will discuss during the webinar include:

  • Parallel sequential scans, joins, and aggregates
  • Elimination of repetitive scanning of old data by auto-vacuum
  • Synchronous replication allowing multiple standby servers for increased reliability
  • Full-text search for phrases
  • Support for remote joins, sorts, and updates in the Foreign Data Wrapper for Postgres (postgres_fdw)
  • Substantial performance improvements, especially in the area of increasing scalability on servers with many CPUs


DATE:     Tuesday, September 20, 2016

TIME:     8am EDT and 1pm EDT


  • 8 am EDT webinar, click here
  • 1 pm EDT webinar, click here

To learn more about PostgreSQL, attend Postgres Vision, October 11-13, 2016 at the Innovation Hangar in the Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco. Learn more at

About EnterpriseDB (EDB) Corporation

EDB is the leading worldwide provider of PostgreSQL software and services that enable enterprises to reduce their reliance on costly traditional solutions and slash their database spend by up to 80% or more. With powerful performance and security enhancements for PostgreSQL, sophisticated management tools for global deployments and database compatibility with Oracle, EDB software supports mission-critical enterprise applications. More than 3,600 enterprises, governments and other organizations worldwide use EDB software, support, training and professional services to integrate PostgreSQL into their existing data infrastructures. EDB is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.

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