Postgres has had a number of releases that focus on underlying performance or where there’s just one landmark improvement. Postgres 9.5 was as end user focused as many, and here’s the rundown of its benefits.
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For many, what happens when you join two tables is a mystery. Once you do build a deeper understanding, it becomes much easier to optimize joins - luckily it’s not rocket science to understand some of the logic under the covers, as seen here.
A big change under the covers which won’t manifest to users, except in accelerated addition of new features. Extensible access methods continues the theme of Postgres as more of a platform than simply a RDMBS.
We often feature articles about people moving from other systems to Postgres - in contrast, here’s how to apply a Postgres perspective to a database that doesn’t lend quite the same flexibility: Cassandra.