PostgreSQL Essential Reference is a reference book for developers and system administrators who are already familiar with SQL database concepts but that need clear and concise documentation that is specific to PostgreSQL. The book is divided into 3 parts; Basic SQL Reference, PostgreSQL specifics, and PostgreSQL administration. On a whole, it provides a command, the syntax, available options, description, and example code. Readers will be able to easily utilize the code and concepts into their use f the product. An added advantage to this book is that provides all reference material in two ways; alphabetically and by task. This is important because readers of the book will be looking for this information by both methods.
Über den Autor und weitere Mitwirkende
Barry Stinson , a charter member of his local LUG (lafix.org), is an active participant in the open source community. He is a day-to-day developer for PostgreSQL and he is currently the lead developer on the qikFax project, a linux fax server product, at sourceforge, (qikfax.sourceforge.net). Barry currently runs his own consulting company, Silicon Consulting Company, in Louisiana. His local clients include law firms, doctor offices, and various finance companies. Recently, he was given the task of replacing an existing database system, Microsoft's SQL Server, with PostgreSQL. Since the migration was completed over a year ago, there has been a marked improvement in system stability and the reduction of downtime.