Get started with PostgreSQL in an Instant using Packt's new eBook

May 2013 | Open Source

Packt is pleased to announce the publication of Instant PostgreSQL Starter, a simple guide to getting started with PostgreSQL. This step-by-step tutorial takes an accessible approach to help readers with setup and optimization to get a PostgreSQL database up and running. The book is out now and available in popular eBook formats such as Amazon Kindle, ePub, and PDF.

About the author: Daniel K. Lyons is a programmer and database administrator at the NRAO in Socorro, NM. He's been using PostgreSQL professionally and privately for a decade and it is one of the few technologies that he still likes despite using it so much. In his spare time he likes to program in Haskell and Prolog.

Instant PostgreSQL Starter will teach readers how to install and use PostgreSQL to get immediate benefits. A selection of advanced features have been chosen that highlight the breadth of its capabilities and usefulness for applications. By the end of this book, readers will be comfortable installing and using this powerful open source database.Instant PostgreSQL Starter will take a database beginner on a journey from getting PostgreSQL installed and usable, to having a full understanding of the basics.

After getting up and running, readers will learn how to insert, update, and delete data, as well as understanding basic querying. With the help of this book, readers will discover how to create and delete users and databases, as well as see how to store and query XML, search large text documents meaningfully, handle tree-structured data and unstructured key-value data, and handle a few special cases such as passwords.

Packt has also published the following PostgreSQL-related books:

PostgreSQL 9.0 High Performance(October 2010)

PostgreSQL 9 Admin Cookbook(October 2013)

Instant PostgreSQL Back up and Restore How-to(March 2013)

Database beginners who are completely new to PostgreSQL will benefit from this book's step-by-step approach to getting PostgreSQL installed and running. They will also get a taste of the diverse features it has to offer. For more information about the book, you can visit the Packt book web-page.


Instant PostgreSQL Starter
Discover how to get started with PostgreSQL with minimum hassle

For more information, please visit the book web-page

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