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PostgreSQL Configuration

Best Practices for Performance and Security

  • Baji¬†Shaik
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Baji Shaik
    Pages 1-28
  3. Baji Shaik
    Pages 93-110
  4. Baji Shaik
    Pages 131-150
  5. Baji Shaik
    Pages 173-217
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 219-226

About this book

Introduction

Obtain all the skills you need to configure and manage a PostgreSQL database. In this book you will begin by installing and configuring PostgreSQL on a server by focusing on system-level parameter settings before installation. You will also look at key post-installation steps to avoid issues in the future. The basic configuration of PostgreSQL is tuned for compatibility rather than performance. Keeping this in mind, you will fine-tune your PostgreSQL parameters based on your environment and application behavior. You will then get tips to improve database monitoring and maintenance followed by database security for handling sensitive data in PostgreSQL. 

Every system containing valuable data needs to be backed-up regularly. PostgreSQL follows a simple back-up procedure and provides fundamental approaches to back up your data. You will go through these approaches and choose the right one based on your environment. Running your application with limited resources can be tricky. To achieve this you will implement a pooling mechanism for your PostgreSQL instances to connect to other databases. Finally, you will take a look at some basic errors faced while working with PostgreSQL and learn to resolve them in the quickest manner. 

You will:

  • Configure PostgreSQL for performance
  • Monitor and maintain PostgreSQL instances
  • Implement a backup strategy for your data
  • Resolve errors faced while using PostgreSQL

Keywords

postgresql database performance maintenance security design patterns availability pooler errors

Authors and affiliations

  • Baji¬†Shaik
    • 1
  1. 1.HyderabadIndia

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