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Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL 12.6 (2021-03-09)

Date: March 9, 2021
Installation: Installing Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL

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.

This release of Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL is based on PostgreSQL 12.6.

The following is the list of extensions available in Percona Distribution for PostgreSQL.

Extension Version Description
pg_repack 1.4.6 rebuilds PostgreSQL database objects
Pgaudit 1.4.1 provides detailed session or object audit logging via the standard logging facility provided by PostgreSQL
pgBackRest 2.30 a backup and restore solution for PostgreSQL
Patroni 2.0.1 a HA (High Availability) solution for PostgreSQL
pg_stat_monitor (Tech Preview Feature) 0.6.0 collects and aggregates statistics for PostgreSQL and provides histogram information.
PostgreSQL contrib extensions 12.6 a collection of additional extensions for PostgreSQL

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.”

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