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PSQL-ADM-DEV - PostgreSQL Administration & Development

Overview

Duration: 4 days
PostgreSQL is the most advanced open source database; it is globally accepted as an incredibly powerful tool for database management. PostgreSQL Administration & Development course offers you the information required to manage your live production database. It handles the administration and performance tuning of PostgreSQL databases. The candidates of PSQL training program are likely to learn the use of specialized PostgreSQL (AKA Postgres) modules such as replication, connection pooling, and full-text searching.

Objectives

  • Install, configure, and upgrade PostgreSQL Server 
  • Replicate data between PostgreSQL Server instances 
  • Deal with data access mechanisms and custom components 
  • Detail the data access mechanisms

Content

UNIT 1: What is PostgreSQL?
  • A Brief History of PostgreSQL
  • Conventions 
  • Further Information
  • Bug Reporting Guidelines

UNIT 2: Introduction to PostgreSQL
  • Installation and Creating Database
  • The SQL Language
  • Advanced Features

UNIT 3: The SQL Language
  • SQL Syntax
  • Data Definition
  • Data Manipulation
  • Queries
  • Data Types
  • Functions and Operators
  • Type Conversion
  • Indexes
  • Full Text Search
  • Concurrency Control
  • •Performance Tips

UNIT 4: Server Administration
  • Installation from Source Code
  • Installation from Source Code on Windows
  • Server Setup and Operation
  • Server Configuration
  • Client Authentication
  • Database Roles
  • Managing Databases
  • Localization
  • Routine Database Maintenance Tasks
  • Backup and Restore
  • High Availability, Load Balancing, and Replication
  • Recovery Configuration
  • Monitoring Database Activity
  • Monitoring Disk Usage
  • Reliability and the Write-Ahead Log
  • Regression Tests

UNIT 5: Client Interfaces
  • libpq - C Library
  • Large Objects
  • ECPG - Embedded SQL in C
  • The Information Schema

UNIT 6: Server Programming
  • Extending SQL
  • Triggers
  • The Rule System
  • Procedural Languages
  • PL/pgSQL - SQL Procedural Language
  • PL/Tcl - Tcl Procedural Language
  • PL/Perl - Perl Procedural Language
  • PL/Python - Python Procedural Language
  • Server Programming Interface

UNIT 7: Internals
  • Overview of PostgreSQL Internals
  • System Catalogs
  • Frontend/Backend Protocol
  • PostgreSQL Coding Conventions
  • Native Language Support
  • Writing A Procedural Language Handler
  • Writing A Foreign Data Wrapper
  • Genetic Query Optimizer
  • Index Access Method Interface Definition
  • GiST Indexes
  • GIN Indexes
  • Database Physical Storage
  • BKI Backend Interface
  • How the Planner Uses Statistics

Audience

  • Anyone who wants to learn PostgreSQL skills. 
  • Professionals getting started on PostgreSQL projects.

Prerequisites

A participant is expected to have basic knowledge of SQL and C. He/she also needs to know basic system administration (Windows or Unix/Linux).

Certification

Trainocate Certificate of Attendance

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