Monthly Archives: June 2012

A small contribution to PostgreSQL beta testing

PostgreSQL 9.2 has been in beta for a few weeks, and (since they asked for volunteers) I thought I’d do a bit of informal testing. I’m also eager to see the effects of Index-only scans and other performance improvements (which … Continue reading

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Last Friday I stumbled on Manufactoria, a cute web-based game in which the object is to build machines for testing and repairing robots. This is done by manipulating a robot’s code, a sequence of red and blue symbols. Each part … Continue reading

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