PostgreSQL 11 Server Side Programming Quick Start Guide
Extend PostgreSQL using PostgreSQL server programming to create, test, debug, and optimize a range of user-defined functions in your favorite programming languageKey FeaturesLearn the concepts of PostgreSQL 11 with lots of real-world datasets and examplesLearn queries, data replication, and database performanceExtend the functionalities of your PostgreSQL instance to suit your organizational needsBook DescriptionPostgreSQL is a rock-solid, scalable, and safe enterprise-level relational database. With a broad range of features and stability, it is ever increasing in popularity.This book shows you how to take advantage of PostgreSQL 11 features for server-side programming. Server-side programming enables strong data encapsulation and coherence.The book begins with the importance of server-side programming and explains the risks of leaving all the checks outside the database. To build your capabilities further, you will learn how to write stored procedures, both functions and the new PostgreSQL 11 procedures, and create triggers to perform encapsulation and maintain data consistency.You will also learn how to produce extensions, the easiest way to package your programs for easy and solid deployment on different PostgreSQL installations.What you will learnExplore data encapsulationWrite stored procedures in different languagesInteract with transactions from within a functionGet to grips with triggers and rulesCreate and manage custom data typesCreate extensions to package code and dataImplement background workers and Inter-Process Communication (IPC)How to deal with foreign languages, in particular Java and PerlWho this book is forThis book is for database administrators, data engineers, and database engineers who want to implement advanced functionalities and master complex administrative tasks with PostgreSQL 11.
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