Release Date: June 21st, 2022
This topic describes the changes in VMware Postgres v14.4.0.
VMware Postgres is supported on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) version 7, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) version 8, and CentOS 7. This applies both to the core database software, as well as client components such as ODBC and JDBC.
Each RPM file included with VMware Postgres automatically installs additional operating-system package dependencies as needed. However, no Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository packages are required for VMware Postgres.
Network connectivity is required between all PostgreSQL hosts and clients.
JDBC support requires Java 8 or higher on each client machine.
IMPORTANT: For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 64-bit 8.x (RHEL8) deployments:
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VMware Postgres 14 includes all of the contributed modules listed in Appendix F. Additional Supplied Modules of the PostgreSQL documentation.
VMware Postgres 14.4.0 updates the PostgreSQL database version to 14.4. Postgres 14.4 resolves one key issue that could cause silent data corruption when using the
CREATE INDEX CONCURRENTLY or
REINDEX CONCURRENTLY commands. For more details on this issue, review the first entry in E.1.2 Changes.
For details on the PostgreSQL 14.4 release, see Release Notes.
If you are using the PostGIS extension, you can only upgrade to 14.4 if you’re already on VMware Postgres 13.x. PostGIS customers on Postgres versions of 10, 11, or 12 cannot upgrade to 14.4.
For upgrade details, see Upgrading VMware Postgres.