Beginning Databases with PostgreSQL: From Novice to Professional, 2/e
Richard Stones, Neil Matthew
PostgreSQL is one of the world's most popular open source relational database systems. It is renowned for its wide range of capabilities and its ability to perform functions not available in other databases. This book will provide you with the tools to transition into PostgreSQL for the first time, and it will introduce you to the product's most prominent features.
You will learn simultaneously about key relational database design and management principles—all to help you effectively manage your data-driven application. Also included is extensive coverage of the most popular PostgreSQL APIs, including PHP, Perl, Java, and C. You will benefit from the generous reference material covering PostgreSQL data types, syntax, the psql client, and large object support.