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PostgreSQL DBA essentials workshop

dbi InSite Workshops

You may have PostgreSQL databases running on your IT infrastructure and need to acquire the best practices in database administration (DBA) to get the best out of PostgreSQL You want to know more on PostgreSQL backup and security strategy? In this case you should try our training PostgreSQL Essentials for DBAs. In this two-day workshop course you will understand the PostgreSQL architecture, acquire the best practices in PostgreSQL DBA and experience how to safely perform backups. Additionally you will learn about the various high-availability options and setup a hot standby database.

 

(*) Prices are to be considered per participant and without VAT

SOUG (Swiss Oracle User Group) The members of the SOUG (Swiss Oracle User Group) benefit from a 5 % reduction.

Training objectives

  • Understand the PostgreSQL architecture
  • Installing PostgreSQL from source
  • Understand what is common to and what is different from other databases such as Oracle
  • Create databases
  • Get used to the command line interface: psql
  • Understand backup and restore procedures in PostgreSQL
  • Understand extensions in PostgreSQL
  • Create a hot standby database
  • Understand the optimizer, statistics and vacuum
  • Understand monitoring tools
  • Upgrades in PostgreSQL

Topics

  • PostgreSQL installation methods: from source code, using operating systems vendor packages, using graphical installers
  • PostgreSQL architecture: processes, cluster, instance, database
  • How PostgreSQL organizes the files on disk
  • Dumping, restoring, point in time recovery
  • Standby databases
  • Optimizer statistics
  • Vacuum
  • MVCC: Multiversion concurrency control
  • ACID
  • psql, the flexible command line interface
  • Extentions: pl/pgsql, pl/perl, pl/python
  • Tablespaces
  • WAL, the write ahead log
  • The client authentication system

Method

  • Presentation with numerous exercises, case studies, and live demos
  • Discussions and networking during coffee break, lunch, and apéro on last day (included in price, except for on-site workshop courses)

Target groups

  • Database administrators (DBA) as well as network, system and application administrators responsible for or supporting PostgreSQL databases

Language & documentation

  • The workshop will be held in English in Lausanne and Geneva and in German in Basel and Zurich.
  • Documentation: content details, scripts, case study solutions as PDF file (in English)

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