Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.6

Percona is happy to announce the release of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11.6 on January 23, 2020. Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is a collection of tools to assist you in managing PostgreSQL. Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL installs PostgreSQL and complements it by a selection of extensions that enable solving essential practical tasks efficiently:

Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is also shipped with the libpq library. It contains “a set of library functions that allow client programs to pass queries to the PostgreSQL backend server and to receive the results of these queries.” [1]

This release of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is based on PostgreSQL 11.6.

Important

On Debian and other systems that use the apt package manager, such as Ubuntu, components of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 11 can only be installed together with the server shipped by Percona (percona-postgresql-11). If you wish to use Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL uninstall the PostgreSQL package provided by your distribution (postgresql-11) and then install the chosen components from Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL.

Bugs Fixed

  • DISTPG-34: Components shipped with Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL could not be installed alongside PostgreSQL.
[1]https://www.postgresql.org/docs/11/libpq.html