Mastering PostgreSQL 10: Expert techniques on PostgreSQL 10 development and administration (Paperback)

Hans-Jurgen Schonig



Key Features

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

Book Description

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 hows you how you can build better PostgreSQL applications, and administer your PostgreSQL database more efficiently.We begin by explaining the 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 and high availability, and much more. You will understand the 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 the advanced database functionalities and will be able to implement advanced administrative tasks with PostgreSQL 10.

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 the stored procedures and manage backup and recovery
  • Master the replication and failover techniques
  • Troubleshoot your PostgreSQL instance for solutions to the common and not-so-common problems
  • Learn how to migrate your database from MySQL and Oracle to PostgreSQL without any hassle