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The PostgreSQL 9.0 Reference Manual - Volume 1B - SQL Command Reference
by The PostgreSQL Global Development Group
Paperback (6"x9"), 488 pages
ISBN 9781906966058
RRP £14.95 ($19.95)

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Publisher's Preface

This volume is part of the official reference documentation for the PostgreSQL database management system.

PostgreSQL (pronounced “Postgres-Q-L”) is a powerful database system with a long history, going back over 20 years to the postgres project at the University of California at Berkeley. Today it provides a high level of conformance with the ANSI-SQL 92/99 standards and is fully ACID compliant.

In addition to its technical strengths, PostgreSQL offers a fundamental advantage over proprietary database software: the complete source code to PostgreSQL is available to everyone under a free software license, so users are not reliant on a single company to fix problems with it. Free software removes the single point of failure that exists when one company owns and controls a program.

To support the ongoing development of PostgreSQL, we will donate $1 to the PostgreSQL project for each copy of this book sold.

Brian Gough
November 2010
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