Performance Enhancements In PostgreSQL 8.4 by Magnus Hagander

PostgreSQL is used in many performance critical environments around
the world, and every new version comes with new performance

This talk will discuss the new features in PostgreSQL 8.4 in the
performance area, including things like Visibility Map, multi-core
restores and I/O optimizations.

It will also show some new features added around statistics
monitoring, helping the DBA tune the system more efficiently.