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  1. Ability to output data changes via logical decoding (ex. wal2json)

    PostgreSQL, since 9.4, has the ability to provide the list of changes made to a database in a manner that is transaction-safe and lossless.

    To enable this feature, the wal_level needs to be set to logical and there needs to be an available output plugin. Unfortunately, PostgreSQL only comes with the test_decoding plugin, which was only really meant as an example.

    AWS for example, has included wal2json support:

    https://aws.amazon.com/about-aws/whats-new/2017/07/amazon-rds-for-postgresql-supports-new-minor-versions-9-6-3-and-9-5-7-and-9-4-12-and-9-3-17/

    The simple wal2json output plugin would be a good way to provide access to this powerful feature for a wide audience.

    I'd also be fine with other output plugins. It may…

    26 votes
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  2. Temporal Tables PostgreSQL Extension

    Support temporal tables extension to provide part of the features similar to SQL Server Temporal Tables.

    23 votes
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  3. Need test_parser extension

    We are using tsvector for full text search.
    And we want to use test_parser extension.

    Although test_parser's doc says "It doesn't do anything especially useful".
    It is actually very useful when using custom tokenizer.

    test_parser is available on Amazon RDS
    http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonRDS/latest/UserGuide/CHAP_PostgreSQL.html

    22 votes
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  4. Add support for auto_explain to collect access plans of the slow queries

    auto_expalin would help us collect access plans of the queries which exceed a threshold of the query execution time.

    https://www.postgresql.org/docs/9.6/static/auto-explain.html

    20 votes
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  5. 20 votes
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    We’ve started work on integrating the pgaudit extension into Azure Database for PostgreSQL. We would love to share our plans for this extension with you and hear your requirements and feedback. Please email us postgresqluservoice at microsoft.com if you’d be willing to provide your input.

    Best,
    Rachel on behalf of the Azure Database for PostgreSQL team

  6. pgagent extension

    We need to run regular maintenance tasks on our database, which we usually perform with pgagent https://www.pgadmin.org/docs/pgadmin3/1.22/pgagent.html

    Pgagent will be installed as a service on the application server, but for pgagent to work we need the pgagent extension deployed in the application database, see also https://www.pgadmin.org/docs/pgadmin3/1.22/pgagent-install.html#database-setup

    17 votes
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  7. pg_cron extension

    Include pg_cron in order to schedule periodic maintenance tasks.

    15 votes
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  8. pg_squeeze is an extension that removes unused space from a table and optionally sorts tuples according to particular index

    https://github.com/cybertec-postgresql/pg_squeeze
    pg_squeeze is an extension that removes unused space from a table and
    optionally sorts tuples according to particular index (as if CLUSTER [2]
    command was executed concurrently with regular reads / writes). In fact we try
    to replace pg_repack [1] extension.

    13 votes
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  9. PostGIS 2.5

    Please upgrade PostGIS 2.4 to PostGIS 2.5 on PostgreSQL 10. Several new features were introduced in PostGIS 2.5 which speeds up spatial calculations.

    10 votes
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  10. zhparser extension for Chinese Full Text Search

    We would like to be able to use https://github.com/amutu/zhparser in order to implement Chinese Full Text Search.

    8 votes
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  11. Support pg_prometheus extension

    It's a perfect fit together with timescaledb-extension if you have prometheus running in AKS

    7 votes
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  12. Implement PL/.NET Core for Stored Procedures, Triggers, and Functions in PostgreSQL

    Implement PL/.NET Core support which will allow for Stored Procedures, Triggers, and Functions in PostgreSQL to be written in .NET Core

    6 votes
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  13. 6 votes
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  14. Support for tds_fdw

    https://github.com/tds-fdw/tds_fdw

    This is a PostgreSQL foreign data wrapper that can connect to databases that use the Tabular Data Stream (TDS) protocol, such as Sybase databases and Microsoft SQL server.

    6 votes
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  15. agensgraph extension

    Support graph extension to postgresql

    https://github.com/bitnine-oss/agensgraph

    6 votes
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  16. Add "ogr-fwd" support extension.

    https://github.com/pramsey/pgsql-ogr-fdw

    OGR is the vector half of the GDAL spatial data access library. It allows access to a large number of GIS data formats using a simple C API for data reading and writing.

    5 votes
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  17. MADlib

    Machine learning, statistics and analytics for data scientists
    http://madlib.incubator.apache.org/

    5 votes
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  18. Add "pgpointcloud" extension support.

    Request for support for the pgpointcloud extension in Azure PostgreSQL databases.

    https://github.com/pgpointcloud/pointcloud

    Would also be useful to have the optional compression features included. These require libght (https://github.com/pramsey/libght/) and lazperf (https://github.com/hobu/laz-perf).

    4 votes
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  19. Support for PGroonga

    PGroonga is a PostgreSQL extension to use Groonga as the index, and make PostgreSQL fast full text search platform for all languages (such as Japanese and Chinese).

    PGroonga: https://pgroonga.github.io/

    Groonga: http://groonga.org/

    3 votes
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  20. pgTAP support for application testing

    We are working on migrating our app to Azure, and our app has unit/regression tests with using pgTAP [1].

    I would like Azure PostgreSQL to support pgTAP to allow us for application compatibility test.

    [1] https://pgtap.org/

    3 votes
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