HG-PGSQL 1.4 Released

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HG-PGSQL 1.4 Released

HighGo CA has released an update for its supported database system on all supported platforms.

HighGo Software Canada (a subsidiary of HighGo Software Inc) has released an update for HighGo Postgres Sever (HG-PGSQL 1.4).  It contains all the changes included in PostgreSQL community release version 12.4 plus additional useful features unique to HG-PGSQL. Refer to “Update Highlight “section for additional details.

HG-PGSQL 1.4 is built on top of already feature-rich and powerful open-source database solution (PostgreSQL 12.4) and HighGo software is continuing to work closely with the PostgreSQL community release timeline and enhancing the features unique to HG-PGSQL.

With the release of HG-PSQL 1.4, HighGo Software is committed to delivering value to its end-users through innovation and building on top of open source based database solution (PostgreSQL 12.4). Our goal is to deliver a solution with high performance, reliability, and ease of use for small, medium and large-scale enterprises. 

Update Highlight

This update is to notify you about the new software release of HG-PGSQL 1.4 which is based on PostgreSQL 12.4 release. 

HG-PGSQL is built on top of open source community release of PostgreSQL 12 which is packed with many exciting new features and improvements. Partitioning functionality has been improved by introducing fast partition pruning along with additional partitioning improvements. There have been several general performance improvements as well, such as optimizations for b-tree and other indexes as well as automatic inlining of common table expression (CTE).

The PostgreSQL community has recently released an update for PostgreSQL 12, please refer to the link below for changes included in PostgreSQL 12.4 release:


In addition to changes from PostgreSQL 12.4 update, HG-PGSQL 1.4 contains the following unique features that were added to HG-PGSQL releases. 

  • Parallel Backup                                                 
  • Partitioning Enhancements
  • Shard Management

Please refer to the software user guide below for detailed information on how to utilize these features.

https://www.highgo.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/HighGo_Postgres_Server_User_Guide_HG- PGSQL_v1.X-1.pdf

Installation and Documentation

Highgo Postgres Server v1.4 supports RPM installation on the following platforms :

  • CentOS (x86_64) 6.x
  • CentOS (x86_64) 7.x

You may perform a fresh installation of HG-PGSQL 1.4 or upgrade from previous HG-PGSQL versions. Refer to the official Installation and quick start guide that is available on HighGo Software website. Visit:


What this update is for

This update is for users who are already using or interested in HighGo Postgres (HG-PGSQL). We will be providing update for HG-PGSQL 1 release every quarter which will be in sync with community updates.

How to Get this update

HG-PGSQL 1.4 can be obtained from the HighGo YUM repository located in the link below. Refer to section above for more information on installation and upgrade procedures.