PostgreSQL 9.0 Reference Manual - Volume 1A
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This manual is the part of the official reference documentation for the PostgreSQL RDBMS (version 9.0.1). This volume describes the SQL language specification as implemented by PostgreSQL, including syntax, data types, functions and operators, indexes and transactions. The new XML datatypes and full-text index support of PostgreSQL 9 are also fully documented.
This volume is part of a set. The separate Volume 1B "SQL Command Reference" (ISBN 978-1-906966-05-8) contains the documentation for every PostgreSQL command from ABORT to VALUES. PostgreSQL client and server command-line tools are also documented in Volume 1B. Volumes 1A and 1B are intended to be used together.
The further additional volumes of this series are Volume 2, the "Programming Guide" (ISBN 978-1-906966-06-5), and Volume 3, the "Server Administration Guide" (ISBN 978-1-906966-07-2).
The authors of this manual are the developers of PostgreSQL.
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- PostgreSQL 9.0 Reference Manual - Volume 1B by PostgreSQL Global Development Group (ISBN 978-1-906966-05-8)
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- PostgreSQL 9.0 Reference Manual - Volume 3 by PostgreSQL Global Development Group (ISBN 978-1-906966-07-2)
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Table of Contents
- Publisher's Preface
- The SQL Language
- SQL Syntax
- Data Definition
- Data Manipulation
- Data Types
- Functions and Operators
- Type Conversion
- Concurrency Control
- Performance Tips
- PostgreSQL Error Codes
- Date/Time Support
- SQL Key Words
- SQL Conformance
Supplementary Electronic Volumes
Additional volumes available in PDF format only.
- PostgreSQL Reference Manual (version 8.2.4) - Volume 1 (June 2007, ISBN 0954612027)
- PostgreSQL Reference Manual (version 8.2.4) - Volume 2 (June 2007, ISBN 0954612035)
- PostgreSQL Reference Manual (version 8.2.4) - Volume 3 (June 2007, ISBN 0954612043)