Appendix D. PostgreSQL features

In this appendix, we cover features and behaviors that are fairly distinctive to PostgreSQL, which make it a little different from working with other relational databases.

Useful PostgreSQL resources

Below you’ll find a list of key PostgreSQL resources that cover general PostgreSQL usage in addition to resources for add-on tools and performance.


  • PostgreSQL wiki— User contributed articles about various PostgreSQL topics ranging from administration, performance tuning, and writing queries to using PostgreSQL in various application and programming environments. Check out the code snippets repository for lots of useful PostgreSQL functions you can copy and paste ...

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