On Upgrading and Databases

Postgresql hates itself. I’m convinced of this, and have considered the idea frequently over the years. I roll it around in my mouth just to savor the taste, only to hope the flavor changes eventually. A couple things have advanced, though not quite what one might hope. Parallel Restore With the introduction of PostgreSQL 8.4, the core developers have finally succumbed to the availability of multiple-CPU systems, and added parallel restores.