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PostgreSQL Administration

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Duration: 5 Days

Method: Instructor led with hands-on.

Price: $3200.00

Course Code: PS3000



Audience

PostgreSQL database administrators

Description

Students taking this PostgreSQL Administration training class will learn to effectively administer PostgreSQL.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Compile source code.
  • Perform backup and disaster recovery.
  • Understand inheritance, partitioning, and Tablespaces.
  • Manage free space.
  • Manage security in PostgreSQL.
  • Create high availabilty and high performance solutions.

Prerequisites

Familiarity with relational database concepts.

Topics

  1. PostgreSQL Introduction & Architecture
    • Introduction & History
    • PostgreSQL Major Features
    • PostgreSQL Architecture Overview
  2. PostgreSQL Data Types
  3. PostgreSQL Installation
    • Platforms
    • Binary Installation
    • Source Installation
    • Binary vs. Source – Pros & cons
    • Initializing a PostgreSQL Cluster
    • Starting & Stopping a PostgreSQL Cluster
    • Automatic Startup / Shutdown
    • Common Issues & Troubleshooting
  4. PostgreSQL Configuration
    • Access Control
    • The postgresql.conf file
    • Common Issues & Troubleshooting
  5. Introduction to psql
    • Command line parameters
    • Meta Commands
    • SET Commands
    • psql Security
  6. Functions & Operators
  7. Managing PostgreSQL Databases
    • Creating PostgreSQL Databases
    • Creating Schemas
    • Creating Tables
    • Altering Tables
    • SELECT & Joins
    • Indexes & Foreign Keys
  8. PostgreSQL Roles and Security
    • Views
    • Rules
    • Users, Groups & Roles
    • Sequences
    • Object Security
  9. Moving Data with PostgreSQL
    • Basic DML
    • COPY
    • Other Tools
  10. Tablespaces, Inheritance and Data Partitioning
    • Tablespaces
    • Inheritance
    • PostgreSQL Data Partitioning
  11. VACUUM
    • Routine Vacuuming
    • Benefits of Vacuuming
    • Recovering Disk Space
    • Updating Planner Statistics
    • Transaction ID Wraparound Failure
  12. Transactions & Concurrency Control
    • Transactions
    • Concurrency
  13. Routine DBA Tasks and Best Practices
    • Log Management
    • Query Analysis
    • Routine Vacuuming
    • Recovering Disk Space
    • Managing Planner Statistics
    • REINDEX
  14. Monitoring and Statistics
    • Database Logs
    • OS Process Monitoring
    • The PostgreSQL Statistics Collector
    • Statistics Views
    • Statistics Functions
  15. PostgreSQL Tools Overview
    • PG Badger
    • PG Bouncer
    • PG Pool
    • PGCLUU
    • PG Admin
    • PG Modeler
    • MySQL Workbench
    • pgbench
    • Consistent State PTS
  16. PostgreSQL Performance Tuning
    • OS Tuning
    • HW Configuration
    • Transaction Logs
    • Tablespaces & Partitioning
    • Checkpoint Tuning
    • Query Tuning
  17. PostgreSQL Backup and Recovery
    • pg_dump
    • pg_dumpall
    • Recovery Options
    • Restore via a List File
    • Point In Time Recovery (PITR) Based Backup
    • PITR Based Recovery
  18. PostgreSQL Upgrade Methods
    • Minor Version Upgrades
    • pg_upgrade
    • RPM Based Upgrade
    • Source Based Upgrade
    • SLONY Based Upgrade
  19. PostgreSQL Streaming Replication
    • Overview
    • Configuration
    • Base Backup
    • Recovery.conf
    • Initializing Streaming Replication
    • Standby Conflicts
    • Monitoring
    • Standby Promotion
    • Cascading Replication
    • WAL Shipping
    • Replication Slots
    • Synchronous Replication
  20. SLONY
    • Overview
    • Configuration & Setup
    • Monitoring
    • Executing DDL
    • Adding Tables to Replication
    • Switchover
    • Failover
  21. PostgreSQL High Availability
    • Overview
    • Replication Type Selection
    • Connection Poolers
    • Heartbeat Monitoring
    • Failing Over
    • Failing Back
  22. PostgreSQL and AWS
    • PostgreSQL RDS Overview
    • PostgreSQL Redshift Overview
  23. The PostgreSQL Contribs