BEGIN ATOMIC: a better way to create functions in PostgreSQL 14

Around this time of year, I am reading through the upcoming PostgreSQL release notes (hello PostgreSQL 15), reading mailing lists, and talking to PostgreSQL users to understand what are the impactful features.

Notes on updating to PostgreSQL 14.3, 13.7, 12.11, 11.16, and 10.21

On May 12, 2022, the PostgreSQL Global Development Group released its regular quarterly update for all of its supported versions (10-14) containing bug fixes and a security fix for CVE-2022-1552.

"Read-Only" Mode for PostgreSQL

Typically when discussing having “read-only” connections to a PostgreSQL database, it is in the context of connecting to a replica.