PostgreSQL 8 for Windows (Database Professional's Library)

PostgreSQL 8 for Windows (Database Professional's Library)

by RichardBlum (Author)

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The easiest way to set up a PostgreSQL database server on Windows

Get up-and-running on PostgreSQL quickly using this hands-on guide. Filled with real-world examples, PostgreSQL 8 for Windows offers you practical, step-by-step details on installing, configuring, and using PostgreSQL 8--the full-featured, open-source database management system--on Windows platforms. You'll learn to administer, secure, and tune your database and use SQL. You'll also discover how to interface Microsoft Access, Microsoft .NET, Visual C++, and Java with the PostgreSQL database.

  • Install and configure PostgreSQL 8 on Windows
  • Customize your system using the configuration files
  • Work with the utilities
  • Administer your database from the pgAdmin III graphical interface
  • Use the psql command line program to manually execute SQL commands
  • Take advantage of built-in functions or create your own stored procedures and triggers
  • Implement tested security measures
  • Maintain optimal database performance
  • Access a PostgreSQL database from a Microsoft Access application and migrate Access databases to PostgreSQL
  • Create .NET, Visual C++, and Java applications that interface with your PostgreSQL server

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More Information

Format: Paperback
Pages: 400
Edition: 1
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
Published: 01 May 2007

ISBN 10: 0071485627
ISBN 13: 9780071485623

Author Bio

Richard Blum has worked for more than 18 years in the IT field as a network and systems administrator. During this time he has worked with database servers in UNIX, Linux, Novell, and Microsoft servers.