PostgreSQL Administration Training Overview

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 Administration covers the foundational skills needed to effectively manage, maintain, and optimise PostgreSQL databases. As one of the most advanced open-source relational database systems, PostgreSQL's relevance lies in its scalability, extensibility, and robust feature set, making it the perfect choice for various applications, from small projects to enterprise-level solutions.

Proficiency in PostgreSQL Administration under SQL Courses is crucial for Database Administrators, System Architects, and Developers seeking comprehensive knowledge in managing PostgreSQL environments. Understanding its intricacies ensures efficient data organisation, system performance tuning, and secure data handling.

This intensive 1-day training empowers delegates with hands-on experience in PostgreSQL's administrative aspects, including installation, configuration, backup, and performance optimisation. Delegates gain practical insights into resolving common issues, implementing security measures, and leveraging advanced features.

Course Objectives

  • To comprehend PostgreSQL architecture and its administrative components
  • To perform installations and configurations effectively
  • To execute backups, restores, and disaster recovery plans proficiently
  • To implement security measures and user access controls
  • To optimise database performance through indexing and query tuning
  • To troubleshoot and resolve common PostgreSQL issues
  • To explore advanced functionalities for scalability and high availability

After completing these SQL Courses Online, delegates receive a certification acknowledging their expertise in PostgreSQL Administration. These SQL Courses validate their skills in efficiently managing PostgreSQL environments, enhancing their credibility and employability in roles demanding database administration proficiency.

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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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Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led PostgreSQL Administration Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's PostgreSQL Administration Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's PostgreSQL Administration Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led PostgreSQL Administration Training sessions.


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PostgreSQL Administration Training 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 the United Kingdom starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for PostgreSQL Administration Training.
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