A new version of the popular open-source database PostgreSQL has been released that has got tons of performance and stability improvements. This version of PostgreSQL can scale itself upto 64 cores and carry on index only scan with significant CPU usage reduction improvements.
The new PostgreSQL has the capability of:
- Up to 350,000 read queries per second (more than 4X faster)
- Index-only scans for data warehousing queries (2–20X faster)
- Up to 14,000 data writes per second (5X faster)
Also this release includes the native JSON support that will allow to use this RDBMS in a completely different way.
You can read the release notes here.