PostgreSQL 9.0 Reference Manual - Volume 3
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This manual is the part of the official reference documentation for the PostgreSQL RDBMS (version 9.0.1). This volume is the system administration guide, and covers the installation, configuration and maintenance of PostgreSQL database servers. Topics covered include backups, security, tuning and upgrade procedures, as well as routine tasks such as creating and deleting databases. Later chapters provide a detailed explanation of advanced PostgreSQL features, including file-based and record-based log-shipping, continuous archiving and point-in-time recovery.
The other volumes of this series are Volume 1A "The SQL Language" (ISBN 978-1-906966-04-1), Volume 1B, the "SQL Command Reference" (ISBN 978-1-906966-05-8), and Volume 2, the "Programming Guide" (ISBN 978-1-906966-06-5).
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Table of Contents
- Publisher's Preface
- Server Administration
- Installation Instructions
- Client-Only Installation on Windows
- Operating System Environment
- Server Configuration
- Database Roles and Privileges
- Managing Databases
- Client Authentication
- Routine Database Maintenance Tasks
- Backup and Restore
- High Availability and Load Balancing
- Monitoring Database Activity
- Monitoring Disk Usage
- Reliability and the Write-Ahead Log
- Regression Tests
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)