PostgreSQL | PostgreSQL and Windows
The most visible new feature of PostgreSQL's upcoming 8.0 release is the native Windows version, the first time it has been ported specifically to the Microsoft platform. However, it is only available for the most recent Windows generation, for users of older Windows installation via the Cygwin emulation layer is the only option. The following table provides an overview of which installation options are available for which Windows versions.
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The following Windows-related FAQs are currently available:
- Running & Installing PostgreSQL On Native Win32 FAQ
- Installing PostgreSQL on Windows Using Cygwin FAQ
- Compiling PostgreSQL On Native Win32 FAQ
At the time of writing PostgreSQL 8.0 (including the Windows port) is currently in beta-testing.