Mastering PostgreSQL 15: Advanced techniques to build and manage scalable, reliable, and fault-tolerant database applications, 5th Edition Front Cover

Mastering PostgreSQL 15: Advanced techniques to build and manage scalable, reliable, and fault-tolerant database applications, 5th Edition

  • Length: 522 pages
  • Edition: 5
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  • Publication Date: 2023-01-31
  • ISBN-10: 1803248343
  • ISBN-13: 9781803248349

Master the capabilities of PostgreSQL 15 to efficiently administer and maintain your database.

Purchase of the print or Kindle book includes a free PDF eBook.

Key Features

  • Using real world examples, get to grips with expert PostgreSQL 15 concepts
  • Explore performance improvement, database replication, data replication, database administration, and more
  • Extend PostgreSQL’s functionalities to suit your organization’s needs with minimal effort

Book Description

Starting with an introduction to the newly released features of PostgreSQL 15, this updated fifth edition will help you get to grips with PostgreSQL administration and how to build dynamic database solutions for enterprise apps, including designing both physical and technical aspects of the system.

You’ll explore advanced PostgreSQL features, such as logical replication, database clusters, advanced indexing, and user management to manage and maintain your database. You’ll then work with the PostgreSQL optimizer, configure PostgreSQL for high speed, and move from Oracle to PostgreSQL. Among the other skills that the book will help you build, you’ll cover transactions, handling recursions, working with JSON and JSONB data, and setting up a Patroni cluster. It will show you how to improve performance with query optimization. You’ll also focus on managing network security and work with backups and replication while exploring useful PostgreSQL extensions that optimize the performance of large databases.

By the end of this PostgreSQL book, you’ll be able to use your database to its utmost capacity by implementing advanced administrative tasks with ease.

What you will learn

  • Make use of the indexing features in PostgreSQL and fine-tune the performance of your queries
  • Work with stored procedures and manage backup and recovery
  • Get the hang of replication and failover techniques
  • Improve the security of your database server and handle encryption effectively
  • Troubleshoot your PostgreSQL instance for solutions to common and not-so-common problems
  • Perform database migration from Oracle to PostgreSQL with ease

Who this book is for

This database administration book is for PostgreSQL developers, database administrators, and professionals who want to implement advanced functionalities and master complex administrative tasks with PostgreSQL 15. Prior experience in PostgreSQL and familiarity with the basics of database administration will assist with understanding key concepts covered in the book.

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