PostgreSQL Administration

PSQL-102 (5 Days)

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PostgreSQL Administration Training Overview

Accelebrate's PostgreSQL Administration training class teaches students how to build, query, administer, backup, and secure PostgreSQL.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are taught as private, customized training for 3 or more attendees at our clients' sites worldwide. In addition, we offer live, private online classes for teams who may be in multiple locations or wish to save on travel costs. Please visit our client list for organizations for whom we have delivered onsite training. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private on-site or online training, please contact us.

PostgreSQL Administration Training Objectives

All students will learn how to:

  • Compile source code
  • Perform backup and disaster recovery
  • Work with inheritance, partitioning, and Tablespaces
  • Manage free space
  • Secure PostgreSQL
  • Create high availability and high performance solutions

PostgreSQL Administration Training Outline

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PostgreSQL Introduction & Architecture
  • Introduction & History
  • PostgreSQL Major Features
  • PostgreSQL Architecture Overview
PostgreSQL Data Types
PostgreSQL Installation
  • Platforms
  • Binary Installation
  • Source Installation
  • Binary vs. Source – Pros & cons
  • Initializing a PostgreSQL Cluster
  • Starting & Stopping a PostgreSQL Cluster
  • Automatic Startup / Shutdown
  • Common Issues & Troubleshooting
PostgreSQL Configuration
  • Access Control
  • The postgresql.conf file
  • Common Issues & Troubleshooting
Introduction to psql
  • Command line parameters
  • Meta Commands
  • SET Commands
  • psql Security
Functions & Operators
Managing PostgreSQL Databases
  • Creating PostgreSQL Databases
  • Creating Schemas
  • Creating Tables
  • Altering Tables
  • SELECT & Joins
  • Indexes & Foreign Keys
PostgreSQL Roles and Security
  • Views
  • Rules
  • Users, Groups & Roles
  • Sequences
  • Object Security
Moving Data with PostgreSQL
  • Basic DML
  • COPY
  • Other Tools
Tablespaces, Inheritance and Data Partitioning
  • Tablespaces
  • Inheritance
  • PostgreSQL Data Partitioning
VACUUM
  • Routine Vacuuming
  • Benefits of Vacuuming
  • Recovering Disk Space
  • Updating Planner Statistics
  • Transaction ID Wraparound Failure
  • Vacuum Lab?
Transactions & Concurrency Control
  • Transactions
  • Concurrency
Routine DBA Tasks and Best Practices
  • Log Management
  • Query Analysis
  • Routine Vacuuming
  • Recovering Disk Space
  • Managing Planner Statistics
  • REINDEX
  • LAB
Monitoring and Statistics
  • Database Logs
  • OS Process Monitoring
  • The PostgreSQL Statistics Collector
  • Statistics Views
  • Statistics Functions
  • LAB
PostgreSQL Tools Overview
  • PG Badger
  • PG Bouncer
  • PG Pool
  • PGCLUU
  • PG Admin
  • PG Modeler
  • MySQL Workbench
  • pgbench
  • Consistent State PTS
PostgreSQL Performance Tuning
  • OS Tuning
  • HW Configuration
  • Transaction Logs
  • Tablespaces & Partitioning
  • Checkpoint Tuning
  • Query Tuning
PostgreSQL Backup and Recovery
  • pg_dump
  • pg_dumpall
  • Recovery Options
  • Restore via a List File
  • Point In Time Recovery (PITR) Based Backup
  • PITR Based Recovery
PostgreSQL Upgrade Methods
  • Minor Version Upgrades
  • pg_upgrade
  • RPM Based Upgrade
  • Source Based Upgrade
  • SLONY Based Upgrade
PostgreSQL Streaming Replication
  • Overview
  • Configuration
  • Base Backup
  • Recovery.conf
  • Initializing Streaming Replication
  • Standby Conflicts
  • Monitoring
  • Standby Promotion
  • Cascading Replication
  • WAL Shipping
  • Replication Slots
  • Synchronous Replication
SLONY
  • Overview
  • Configuration & Setup
  • Monitoring
  • Executing DDL
  • Adding Tables to Replication
  • Switchover
  • Failover
PostgreSQL High Availability
  • Overview
  • Replication Type Selection
  • Connection Poolers
  • Heartbeat Monitoring
  • Failing Over
  • Failing Back
PostgreSQL and AWS
PostgreSQL RDS Overview
PostgreSQL Redshift Overview
The PostgreSQL Contribs
Conclusion
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Lecture percentage

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Lecture/Demo

Lab percentage

50%

Lab

Course Number:

PSQL-102

Duration:

5 Days

Prerequisites:

All PostgreSQL Administration training students should have familiarity with relational databases.

Training Materials:

All students receive comprehensive courseware.

Software Requirements:

  • Operating system of your choice
  • A full installation of the PostgreSQL Core Distribution (your choice of version; please just make us aware of the version you choose)
  • Sample databases and lab files that Accelebrate provides

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