PostgreSQL: Up and Running

Errata for PostgreSQL: Up and Running

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date submitted Date corrected
Safari Books Online

In the Preface, section "Why Not PostgreSQL", 3rd paragraph, it says: "You might consider single-user databases such as Firebird or SQLite." Firebird is not, and has never been, a single-user database. It's a multi-user client-server RDBMS.

Note from the Author or Editor:
How is this for rewording? You might consider a single-user user database such as SQLite or a database such as Firebird that can be run either as client server or in single user embedded mode.

Paul Vinkenoog  Dec 09, 2016  Oct 10, 2017
Safari Books Online
Chapter 1

There are a few uses of "it's" when you mean "its." Example pgAdmin recently entered it’s 4th release, dubbed pgAdmin 4.

Note from the Author or Editor:
Thanks for catching. Corrected the couple I saw. Will be in next release.

Anonymous  Apr 26, 2017  Oct 10, 2017
Chapter 2

"These roles have unfettered access to the PostgreSQL service and should be assigned with descretion." descretion should be spelled "discretion".

Note from the Author or Editor:

Michael Soileau  May 18, 2017  Oct 10, 2017

In the preface the "We appreciate, but do not require, attribution." references the 2nd edition of the book.

Nat Makarevitch  Sep 27, 2017  Oct 10, 2017
Page 20
6th paragraph (section 2)

Minor typo: "128MB is a versatile choice for most memeory settings." Should be: "128MB is a versatile choice for most memory settings."

Simon B  Dec 12, 2016  Oct 10, 2017