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Out with the old... PostgreSQL 8.3 reaches end-of-life.

As of todays release announcement, PostgreSQL 8.3 is no longer a supported version. PostgreSQL 8.3 is end of life in according with the 5-year support policy for all PostgreSQL major versions.

If you are running on any of the 8.3 versions, you should upgrade your system to 8.4 or newer immediately. If this cannot be done immediately, you should at least upgrade to 8.3.23 in the meantime. When upgrading, it's likely worth upgrading to 9.2 or at least 9.1, and not just to 8.4 which only has a bit over a year before it also goes end of life.

Any users of PostgreSQL 9.2, 9.1, 9.0 or 8.4 should still look at upgrading their systems to the latest minor release as of todays updates, since they contain both security and stability fixes. Minor version upgrades are, as always, just a matter of replacing your binaries and restarting the database. Automatic updates should also be out on the yum and apt repositories shortly.

Conferences

I speak at and organize conferences around Open Source in general and PostgreSQL in particular.

Upcoming

PGDaySF 2020
Jan 21, 2020
San Francisco, USA
FOSDEM PGDay 2020
Jan 31-Feb 2, 2020
Brussels, Belgium
Nordic PGDay 2020
Mar 24-20, 2020
Helsinki, Finland
PGCon 2020
May 26-29, 2020
Ottawa, Canada
PGConf.EU 2020
Oct 20-23, 2020
Berlin, Germany

Past

Stockholm PostgreSQL Meetup
Dec 3, 2019
Stockholm, Sweden
Berlin PostgreSQL Meetup
Nov 21, 2019
Berlin, Germany
Chicago PostgreSQL Meetup
Nov 12, 2019
Chicago, USA
PGConf.EU 2019
Oct 15-18, 2019
Milan, Italy
Postgres Open 2019
Sep 11-13, 2019
Orlando, FL, USA
More past conferences