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PostgreSQL 10 Administration Cookbook - Fourth Edition

By : Simon Riggs, Gianni Ciolli
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PostgreSQL 10 Administration Cookbook - Fourth Edition

By: Simon Riggs, Gianni Ciolli

Overview of this book

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.
Table of Contents (14 chapters)


OmniDB is designed to access PostgreSQL, MySQL and Oracle in one interface, though makes sure it provides full features for the PostgreSQL database.

OmniDB is developing quickly, with monthly feature releases so I recommend you check out the latest information at

OmniDB provides a very responsive interface and is designed with full security in mind. It has the standard tree-view browsing interface, with multi-tab access for each database server you access. It’s easy to be connected to multiple PostgreSQL, MySQL and Oracle database servers all at the same time:

OmniDB has an SQL editor that has code completion and debugging. EXPLAIN ANALYZE output is colored to highlight the areas of the plan taking the most time:

There are some very cool graphics features that are best seen using live data, so give it a try.

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