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  1. Query progress, reported by percentage in pg_stat_activity.

    This wouldn't need to be perfectly accurate or linear, but would help admins know how far along a long running query was in executing its plan. Even better would be a way to add to EXPLAIN output what part of the plan was executing and its percentage progress.

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    • Allow update table a,b,c = (select x,y,z )

      Allow to update multiple field in a table with a subselect

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      • case insensitive

        Allow db columns in UTF-8 databases to be case insensitive to sorting / selecting. From what I understand this is not possible. I've looked everywhere. It is possible in lots of other DBs from my experience and would be very useful. There is UPPER but that would reduce performance.

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        • Native multi-master replication

          Having natively multi-master replication.

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          • Add DEFERRED option to check constraints

            To improve data consistency foreign keys and simple row based checks isn't always enough. Sometimes you would like to write a stored procedure that does more advanced checks. This is fine until you would like to make that advanced constraint deferred which is not possible. "Only foreign key constraints currently accept this clause. All other constraint types are not deferrable." - http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.4/interactive/sql-createtable.html I request deferrable check constraints!

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            • Parallelize pg_basebackup

              If we can actually have an option like -j on pg_basebackup we can potentially increase the performance of the backups/slaves setup. Simple tests shows 20% of improvement using parallel rsyncs.

              This is a feature for pg_basebackup, but actually you can do this using parallel rsyncs.

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