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Technical Update for EDB Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server 9.6.11.18)

Technical Update for EDB Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server 9.6.11.18)

 

Technical Alert/Update Information

Technical Alert Name
EDB Technical Update for Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server 9.6.11.18)
Product Type
Postgres Plus Advanced Server
Release Date
11/16/2018
Technical Alert Details

Technical Update
EDB Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server 9.6.11.18)
 
WHAT’S NEW 
This update is notifying you of a new software release EDB Postgres™ Advanced Server 9.6.11.18. EDB Postgres Advanced Server 9.6 is built on the open source PostgreSQL 9.6, which introduces an impressive number of improvements that enable databases to scale up and scale out in more efficient ways. PostgreSQL 9.6 also includes new monitoring capabilities that offer more visibility into the internal operations of the system such as vacuum progress monitoring and exposure of low level wait states in pg_stat_statements.
 
Highlights of 9.6.11.18 release include:

This update contains following fixes: 
  • RM43777 - Fix permissions of re-created system views. [Support Ticket #810997]
  • RM43731 - pg_dump: Use ALTER TABLE statement to dump storage options for redwood style partition table. [Support Ticket #794870]
  • RM43710 - Remove checking for a dependent package in global package array. [Support Ticket #777367]
  • RM43713 - Fix issue with DBMS_AQ workers remaining longer than necessary.
  • RM43763 - Ensure DBMS_AQ workers can't block cluster shutdown process.
  • RM43734 - pg_upgrade does not preserve ownership of table partitions after upgrade.
  • RM43542 - Fix ECPG issue where it reports a syntax error near __gnuc_va_list. [Support Ticket #714566]
  • RM43704 - pg_dump: dump foreign key constraints for partition table. [Support Ticket #783782]
  • RM43715 - Fix failure to allow AUTHID DEFINER package functions in some contexts.
  • RM43724 - SPL: Ensure sub-transactions are released upon error.
IS THIS FOR ME?
This announcement is for EDB customers who are using, or are interested in, EDB Postgres Advanced Server and have a database subscription purchased for: 
  • EDB Postgres Enterprise Edition
HOW TO GET THE SOFTWARE
This update is available from the EDB Postgres downloads website (https://www.enterprisedb.com/advanced-downloads) or via Stack Builder Plus.

This update is also available as an RPM package that can be downloaded from the yum.enterprisedb.com repository. To setup your credentials and gain access to the yum repository, please submit a request: https://www.enterprisedb.com/repository-access-request

Please review the Installation Guide for more details:

TROUBLESHOOTING 
If you experience any problems installing the new software please contact Technical Support at:
Email:  support@enterprisedb.com
Phone: US: +1-732-331-1320 or 1-800-235-5891
UK: +44-2033719820
Brazil: +55-2139581371
India: +91-20-66449612

Version history
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Last update:
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