PostgreSQL 11 Administration Cookbook

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Simon Riggs, Gianni Ciolli, Sudheer Kumar Meesala.

A practical guide to administer, monitor and replicate your PostgreSQL 11 database.

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Overview

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 11 allows you to scale up your PostgreSQL infrastructure. This book takes a step-by-step, recipe-based approach to effective PostgreSQL administration.

The book will introduce you to new features such as logical replication, native table partitioning, additional query parallelism, and much more to help you to understand and control, crash recovery and plan backups. You will learn how to tackle a variety of problems and pain points for any database administrator such as creating tables, managing views, improving performance, and securing your database. As you make steady progress, the book will draw attention to important topics such as monitoring roles, backup, and recovery of your PostgreSQL 11 database to help you understand roles and produce a summary of log files, ensuring high availability, concurrency, and replication.

By the end of this book, you will have the necessary knowledge to manage your PostgreSQL 11 database efficiently.

What you will learn from this book

  • Troubleshoot open source PostgreSQL version 11 on various platforms
  • Deploy best practices for planning and designing live databases
  • Select and implement robust backup and recovery techniques in PostgreSQL 11
  • Use pgAdmin or OmniDB to perform database administrator (DBA) tasks
  • Adopt efficient replication and high availability techniques in PostgreSQL
  • Improve the performance of your PostgreSQL solution

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