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Bibliography

Selected references and readings for SQL and Postgres.

Some white papers and technical reports from the original Postgres development team are available at the University of California, Berkeley, Computer Science Department web site

SQL Reference Books

The Practical SQL Handbook , Bowman et al, 1996 , Using Structured Query Language , 3, Judith Bowman, Sandra Emerson, and Marcy Darnovsky, 0-201-44787-8, 1996, Addison-Wesley, 1996.

A Guide to the SQL Standard , Date and Darwen, 1997 , A user's guide to the standard database language SQL , 4, C. J. Date and Hugh Darwen, 0-201-96426-0, 1997, Addison-Wesley, 1997.

An Introduction to Database Systems , Date, 1994 , 6, C. J. Date, 1, 1994, Addison-Wesley, 1994.

Understanding the New SQL , Melton and Simon, 1993 , A complete guide, Jim Melton and Alan R. Simon, 1-55860-245-3, 1993, Morgan Kaufmann, 1993.

Abstract

Accessible reference for SQL features.

Principles of Database and Knowledge : Base Systems , Ullman, 1988 , Jeffrey D. Ullman, 1, Computer Science Press , 1988 .

PostgreSQL-Specific Documentation

The PostgreSQL Administrator's Guide , The Administrator's Guide , Edited by Thomas Lockhart, 2001-04-13, The PostgreSQL Global Development Group.

The PostgreSQL Developer's Guide , The Developer's Guide , Edited by Thomas Lockhart, 2001-04-13, The PostgreSQL Global Development Group.

The PostgreSQL Programmer's Guide , The Programmer's Guide , Edited by Thomas Lockhart, 2001-04-13, The PostgreSQL Global Development Group.

The PostgreSQL Tutorial Introduction , The Tutorial , Edited by Thomas Lockhart, 2001-04-13, The PostgreSQL Global Development Group.

The PostgreSQL User's Guide , The User's Guide , Edited by Thomas Lockhart, 2001-04-13, The PostgreSQL Global Development Group.

Enhancement of the ANSI SQL Implementation of PostgreSQL , Simkovics, 1998 , Stefan Simkovics, O.Univ.Prof.Dr.. Georg Gottlob, November 29, 1998, Department of Information Systems, Vienna University of Technology .

Discusses SQL history and syntax, and describes the addition of INTERSECT and EXCEPT constructs into Postgres. Prepared as a Master's Thesis with the support of O.Univ.Prof.Dr. Georg Gottlob and Univ.Ass. Mag. Katrin Seyr at Vienna University of Technology.

The Postgres95 User Manual , Yu and Chen, 1995 , A. Yu and J. Chen, The POSTGRES Group , Sept. 5, 1995, University of California, Berkeley CA.

Proceedings and Articles

Partial indexing in POSTGRES: research project , Olson, 1993 , Nels Olson, 1993, UCB Engin T7.49.1993 O676, University of California, Berkeley CA.

A Unified Framework for Version Modeling Using Production Rules in a Database System , Ong and Goh, 1990 , L. Ong and J. Goh, April, 1990, ERL Technical Memorandum M90/33, University of California, Berkeley CA.

The Postgres Data Model , Rowe and Stonebraker, 1987 , L. Rowe and M. Stonebraker, Sept. 1987, VLDB Conference, Brighton, England, 1987.

Generalized partial indexes , Seshardri, 1995 , P. Seshadri and A. Swami, March 1995, Eleventh International Conference on Data Engineering, 1995, Cat. No.95CH35724, IEEE Computer Society Press.

The Design of Postgres , Stonebraker and Rowe, 1986 , M. Stonebraker and L. Rowe, May 1986, Conference on Management of Data, Washington DC, ACM-SIGMOD, 1986.

The Design of the Postgres Rules System, Stonebraker, Hanson, Hong, 1987 , M. Stonebraker, E. Hanson, and C. H. Hong, Feb. 1987, Conference on Data Engineering, Los Angeles, CA, IEEE, 1987.

The Postgres Storage System , Stonebraker, 1987 , M. Stonebraker, Sept. 1987, VLDB Conference, Brighton, England, 1987.

A Commentary on the Postgres Rules System , Stonebraker et al, 1989, M. Stonebraker, M. Hearst, and S. Potamianos, Sept. 1989, Record 18(3), SIGMOD, 1989.

The case for partial indexes (DBMS) , Stonebraker, M, 1989b, M. Stonebraker, Dec. 1989, Record 18(no.4):4-11, SIGMOD, 1989.

The Implementation of Postgres , Stonebraker, Rowe, Hirohama, 1990 , M. Stonebraker, L. A. Rowe, and M. Hirohama, March 1990, Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering 2(1), IEEE.

On Rules, Procedures, Caching and Views in Database Systems , Stonebraker et al, ACM, 1990 , M. Stonebraker and et al, June 1990, Conference on Management of Data, ACM-SIGMOD.

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