PostgreSQL 11 RC1 Released!
Posted on 2018-10-11 by PostgreSQL Global Development Group
The PostgreSQL Global Development Group announces that the first release
candidate of PostgreSQL 11 is now available for download. As a release
candidate, PostgreSQL 11 RC 1 should be identical to the initial release of
PostgreSQL 11, though some more fixes may be applied prior to the general
availability of PostgreSQL 11.
Upgrading to PostgreSQL 11 RC 1
To upgrade to PostgreSQL 11 RC 1 from Beta 4 or an earlier version of
PostgreSQL 11, you will need to use a strategy similar to upgrading between
major versions of PostgreSQL (e.g.
For more information, please visit the documentation section on
Changes Since 11 Beta 4
There have been many bug fixes for PostgreSQL 11 reported during the Beta 4
period and applied to this release candidate. These fixes include:
- Fix a crash that occurred with event triggers on partitioned tables
- Ensure the
transaction_timestampfunction returns an updated timestamp in
a stored procedure if it is called after a transaction is committed
- Disallow multiple primary keys to be created on partitions
- Fix for
ALTER TABLE .. ATTACH PARTITION
For a detailed list of fixes, please visit the
This is the first release candidate for PostgreSQL 11. Unless an issue is
discovered that warrants a delay or to produce an additional release candidate,
PostgreSQL 11 should be made generally available on October 18, 2018.
For further information please see the
Beta Testing page.