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Mastering PostgreSQL 10

Expert techniques on PostgreSQL 10 development and administration

Mastering PostgreSQL 10 by Hans-Jurgen Schonig
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Master the capabilities of PostgreSQL 10 to efficiently manage and maintain your database

About This Book

  • Your one-stop guide to mastering advanced concepts in PostgreSQL 10 with ease
  • Master query optimization, replication, and high availability with PostgreSQL
  • Extend the functionalities of your PostgreSQL instance to suit your organizational needs with minimal effort

Who This Book Is For

If you are a PostgreSQL data architect or an administrator and want to understand how to implement advanced functionalities and master complex administrative tasks with PostgreSQL 10, then this book is perfect for you. Prior experience of administrating a PostgreSQL database and a working knowledge of SQL are required to make the best use of this book.

What You Will Learn

  • Get to grips with the advanced features of PostgreSQL 10 and handle advanced SQL
  • Make use of the indexing features in PostgreSQL and fine-tune the performance of your queries
  • Work with stored procedures and manage backup and recovery
  • Master replication and failover techniques
  • Troubleshoot your PostgreSQL instance for solutions to common and not-so-common problems
  • Learn how to migrate your database from MySQL and Oracle to PostgreSQL without any hassle

In Detail

PostgreSQL is an open source database used for handling large datasets (big data) and as a JSON document database. This book highlights the newly introduced features in PostgreSQL 10, and shows you how you can build better PostgreSQL applications, and administer your PostgreSQL database more efficiently. We begin by explaining advanced database design concepts in PostgreSQL 10, along with indexing and query optimization. You will also see how to work with event triggers and perform concurrent transactions and table partitioning, along with exploring SQL and server tuning. We will walk you through implementing advanced administrative tasks such as server maintenance and monitoring, replication, recovery, high availability, and much more. You will understand common and not-so-common troubleshooting problems and how you can overcome them. By the end of this book, you will have an expert-level command of advanced database functionalities and will be able to implement advanced administrative tasks with PostgreSQL 10.

Style and approach

This mastering-level guide delves into the advanced functionalities of PostgreSQL 10

Packt Publishing; January 2018
428 pages; ISBN 9781788470537
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Title: Mastering PostgreSQL 10
Author: Hans-Jurgen Schonig