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Technical Update for EDB Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server

Technical Alert/Update Information

Technical Alert Name
Technical Alert for EDB Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server
Product Type
Postgres Plus Advanced Server
Release Date
Technical Alert Details
Technical Update
EDB Postgres Advanced Server (Database Server

This update is notifying you of a new software release EDB Postgres™ Advanced Server 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 release include: This update contains the following fixes:
  • RM44104 - Apply user default privileges with CREATE FOREIGN TABLE. [#919364]
  • RM44112 - Avoid WAL-logging bulkload information when the system is in recovery mode. [#915987]
  • RM43965 - Fix libpq bulk API to get into ready for new query state after the query execution fail. [#755248]
  • RM44110 - dbms_aq: Rectify an assumption while dumping queue callback actions
  • RM41952 - Fix cache flush hazard with the use of already released system cache.
  • RM44117 - Changed testcase wordings from ‘postgres’ to ‘edb-postgres’  to start the advanced server.
  • RM43998 - Fixed restricted use of LEVEL with PRIOR in CONNECT BY.
  • RM44044 - Record owner dependency for redwood-style trigger functions
  • RM43985 - edbldr: Fix OOM while inserting huge data into multiple tables.
  • RM43963 - Fixed re-establishment of ocidblink connections after server or user mapping changes.
  • RM44058 - ocilink: Fix ALTER SERVER for connstr option.
*References in the square brackets are the customer case numbers.

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
This update is available via StackBuilder Plus.

This update is also available as an RPM package that can be downloaded from the repository. To setup your credentials and gain access to the yum repository, please submit a request:
Please review the Installation Guide for more details: TROUBLESHOOTING
If you experience any problems installing the new software please contact Technical Support at:
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:
‎11-19-2019 02:51 PM
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