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  • Perform regular maintenance tasks to keep your database steady and achieve optimal performance
  • Design and implement various high availability and replication features to provide redundancy, fault tolerance, and failover
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot CPU, memory, and I/O related database performance issues
  • Perform database operations using languages such as Perl and Python
  • Discover the different backup and recovery strategies that can be implemented in PostgreSQL
  • Implement connection pooling methods to achieve load balancing

PostgreSQL is an open source database management system. It is used for a wide variety of development practices such as software and web design, as well as for handling large datasets (big data).

With the goal of teaching you the skills to master PostgreSQL, the book begins by giving you a glimpse of the unique features of PostgreSQL and how to utilize them to solve real-world problems. With the aid of practical examples, the book will then show you how to create and manage databases. You will learn how to secure PostgreSQL, perform administration and maintenance tasks, implement high availability features, and provide replication. The book will conclude by teaching you how to migrate information from other databases to PostgreSQL.

  • Implement a highly available PostgreSQL database server and perform administrative and development functions with PostgreSQL
  • Perform database operations in PostgreSQL using Perl and Python
  • Step-by-step recipes focusing on providing real-world Postgresql solutions
Page Count 286
Course Length 8 hours 34 minutes
ISBN 9781783555338
Date Of Publication 31 Jan 2015


Chitij Chauhan

Chitij Chauhan currently works as a senior database administrator at an IT-based MNC in Chandigarh. He has over 10 years of work experience in the field of database and system administration, with specialization in MySQL clustering, PostgreSQL, Greenplum, Informix DB2, SQL Server 2008, Sybase, and Oracle. He is a leading expert in the area of database security, with expertise in database security products such as IBM InfoSphere Guardium, Oracle Database Vault, and Imperva.