PostgreSQL 10 Administration Cookbook

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Learn
  • Get to grips with the newly released PostgreSQL 10 features to improve database performance and reliability
  • Manage open source PostgreSQL versions 10 on various platforms.
  • Explore best practices for planning and designing live databases
  • Select and implement robust backup and recovery techniques in PostgreSQL 10
  • Explore concise and clear guidance on replication and high availability
  • Discover advanced technical tips for experienced users
About

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source database management system with an enviable reputation for high performance and stability. With many new features in its arsenal, PostgreSQL 10 allows users to scale up their PostgreSQL infrastructure. This book takes a step-by-step, recipe-based approach to effective PostgreSQL administration.

Throughout this book, you will be introduced to these new features such as logical replication, native table partitioning, additional query parallelism, and much more. You will learn how to tackle a variety of problems that are basically the pain points for any database administrator - from creating tables to managing views, from improving performance to securing your database. More importantly, the book pays special attention to topics such as monitoring roles, backup, and recovery of your PostgreSQL 10 database, ensuring high availability, concurrency, and replication.

By the end of this book, you will know everything you need to know to be the go-to PostgreSQL expert in your organization.

Features
  • Get to grips with the capabilities of PostgreSQL 10 to administer your database more efficiently
  • Monitor, tune, secure and protect your database for optimal performance
  • A step-by-step, recipe-based guide to help you tackle any problem in PostgreSQL 10 administration with ease
Page Count 576
Course Length 17 hours 16 minutes
ISBN 9781788474924
Date Of Publication 17 May 2018

Authors

Simon Riggs

Simon Riggs is the CTO of 2ndQuadrant, having contributed to PostgreSQL as a major developer and committer for 14 years. He has written and designed features for replication, performance, BI, management, and security. Under his guidance, 2ndQuadrant is now a leading developer of open source PostgreSQL, serving hundreds of clients in USA, Europe, and worldwide. Simon is a frequent speaker at many conferences on PostgreSQL Futures. He has worked as a database architect for 30 years.

Gianni Ciolli

Gianni Ciolli is the head of professional services at 2ndQuadrant and has been a PostgreSQL consultant, trainer, and speaker at many PostgreSQL conferences in Europe and abroad over the last 10 years. He has a PhD in Mathematics from the University of Florence. He has worked with free and open source software since the 1990s and is active in the community (the Prato Linux User Group and the Italian PostgreSQL Users Group). He lives in London with his son. His other interests include music, drama, poetry, and athletics.