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PostgreSQL Administration Training Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

  • What is PostgreSQL?
  • Why use PostgreSQL?
  • Conventions
  • Bug Reporting

Module 2: Getting Started with PostgreSQL

  • Installation
  • Verify the Installation
  • Architectural Fundamentals
  • Creating and Assessing a Database
  • Installation from Binaries

Module 3: Advanced Features

  • Views
  • Foreign Keys
  • Transactions
  • Window Functions
  • Inheritance

Module 4: SQL Language

  • What is SQL?
  • Why SQL?
  • Applications of SQL
  • Joins Between Tables
  • Aggregate Functions
  • Updates
  • Deletions

Module 5: SQL Language Functions

  • SQL Syntax
  • Data Types
  • Functions and Operators
  • Indexes
  • Full Text Search
  • Concurrency Control
  • Performance Tips
  • Parallel Queries

Module 6: Database Administration

  • Database Roles
  • Managing Databases
  • Localisation
  • Routine Database Maintenance Tasks
  • Backup and Restore
  • High Availability, Load Balancing, and Replication
  • Monitoring Disk Usage
  • Reliability and Write-Ahead Log
  • Logical Replication
  • Just-in-Time Compilation (JIT)
  • Regression Tests

Module 7: Client Interfaces

  • Large Objects
  • ECPG – Embedded SQL in C
  • Information Schema

Module 8: Server Programming

  • Triggers
  • Event Triggers
  • Rule System
  • Background Worker Processor
  • Logical Decoding
  • Replication Process Tracking

Module 9: Procedural Languages

  • Introduction
  • PL/pgSQL – SQL Procedural Language
  • PL/Tcl – Tcl Procedural Language
  • PL/Python – Python Procedural Language0

Module 10: Internals

  • Overview of PostgreSQL Internals
  • System Catalogs
  • Frontend/Backend Protocol
  • PostgreSQL Coding Conventions
  • Native Language Support

Module 11: Writing

  • Procedural Language Handler
  • Foreign Data Wrapper
  • Table Sampling Method
  • Custom Scan Provider

Module 12: Query, Access, and Records

  • Genetic Query Optimiser
  • Table Access Method Interface Definition
  • Index Access Method Interface Definition
  • Generic WAL Records

Module 13: Indexes

  • B-Tree Indexes
  • Behaviour of B-Tree Operator Classes
  • GiST Indexes
  • SP-GiST Indexes
  • GIN Indexes
  • BRIN Indexes
  • Hash Indexes

Module 14: Storage and Format

  • Database Physical Storage
  • System Catalog Declarations and Initial Contents
  • Backup Manifest Format

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Who should attend this PostgreSQL Administration Training Course?

The PostgreSQL Administration Training Course is tailored for individuals seeking to become proficient in managing and optimising PostgreSQL database systems. This SQL Online Course can be beneficial for a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Database Administrators
  • System Administrators
  • Database Developers
  • Software Engineers
  • IT Managers
  • Data Analysts
  • DevOps Engineers

Prerequisites of the PostgreSQL Administration Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites required for PostgreSQL Administration Training Course. However, basic understanding of relational databases and SQL concepts can be beneficial for delegates.


PostgreSQL Administration Training Course Overview

PostgreSQL, a powerful open-source object-relational database system, has a strong reputation for reliability, feature robustness, and performance. With increased digital data management, understanding the intricacies of database administration is becoming crucial for maintaining efficient and secure data workflows.

Proficiency in database administration is essential. Professionals such as Database Administrators, Data Analysts, and IT Managers should aim to master PostgreSQL to enhance their data management skills. PostgreSQL ensures data integrity, security, and performance optimisation, which is pivotal for any data-driven organisation.

This 1-day SQL Course by The Knowledge Academy is designed to equip delegates with the necessary skills to effectively manage and maintain a PostgreSQL database. Participants will gain hands-on experience in database configuration, operation, and troubleshooting, enabling them to tackle real-world challenges confidently.

Course Objectives

  • To understand the architecture and features of PostgreSQL
  • To learn the installation and configuration processes for PostgreSQL
  • To manage databases and user roles effectively
  • To implement security measures and data protection
  • To monitor database performance and identify bottlenecks
  • To perform backup and disaster recovery operations
  • To apply best practices for maintenance and troubleshooting

Upon completing SQL Courses, participants will receive a PostgreSQL Administration Training certification. This certification is a testament to their acquired skills and knowledge, enhancing their professional credibility and opening new career opportunities in database management.

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What’s included in this PostgreSQL Administration Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • PostgreSQL Administration Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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SQL Training | PostgreSQL Administration Training in Brussels FAQs

PostgreSQL is a powerful open-source relational database management system used for storing and managing structured data in various applications.
PostgreSQL offers features such as ACID compliance, data integrity, extensibility, support for multiple programming languages, advanced indexing, and support for complex queries.
Yes, PostgreSQL is designed to handle large datasets and high traffic loads. Its architecture allows for efficient data management and performance optimisation.
PostgreSQL Administration Training course is beneficial for Database Administrators, System Administrators, IT Professionals, and Developers who work with or plan to work with PostgreSQL databases.
In this PostgreSQL Administration Training course, you will learn essential skills for managing and maintaining PostgreSQL databases, including installation, configuration, backup and recovery, performance tuning, security, and troubleshooting.
The training fees for PostgreSQL Administration Training certification in Brussels starts from €1495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for PostgreSQL Administration Training.
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