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PostgreSQL 11 Administration Cookbook

By : Simon Riggs, Gianni Ciolli, Sudheer Kumar Meesala
Book Image

PostgreSQL 11 Administration Cookbook

By: Simon Riggs, Gianni Ciolli, Sudheer Kumar Meesala

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 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.
Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Title Page
Copyright and Credits
About Packt

Chapter 4. Server Control

 In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Starting the database server manually
  • Stopping the server safely and quickly
  • Stopping the server in an emergency
  • Reloading the server configuration files
  • Restarting the server quickly
  • Preventing new connections
  • Restricting users to only one session each
  • Pushing users off the system
  • Deciding on a design for multitenancy
  • Using multiple schemas
  • Giving users their own private database
  • Running multiple servers on one system
  • Setting up a connection pool
  • Accessing multiple servers using the same host and port