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PostgreSQL 14beta1 Documentation

The PostgreSQL Global Development Group


Table of Contents

Preface
1. What Is PostgreSQL?
2. A Brief History of PostgreSQL
3. Conventions
4. Further Information
5. Bug Reporting Guidelines
I. Tutorial
1. Getting Started
2. The SQL Language
3. Advanced Features
II. The SQL Language
4. SQL Syntax
5. Data Definition
6. Data Manipulation
7. Queries
8. Data Types
9. Functions and Operators
10. Type Conversion
11. Indexes
12. Full Text Search
13. Concurrency Control
14. Performance Tips
15. Parallel Query
III. Server Administration
16. Installation from Binaries
17. Installation from Source Code
18. Installation from Source Code on Windows
19. Server Setup and Operation
20. Server Configuration
21. Client Authentication
22. Database Roles
23. Managing Databases
24. Localization
25. Routine Database Maintenance Tasks
26. Backup and Restore
27. High Availability, Load Balancing, and Replication
28. Monitoring Database Activity
29. Monitoring Disk Usage
30. Reliability and the Write-Ahead Log
31. Logical Replication
32. Just-in-Time Compilation (JIT)
33. Regression Tests
IV. Client Interfaces
34. libpq — C Library
35. Large Objects
36. ECPG — Embedded SQL in C
37. The Information Schema
V. Server Programming
38. Extending SQL
39. Triggers
40. Event Triggers
41. The Rule System
42. Procedural Languages
43. PL/pgSQLSQL Procedural Language
44. PL/Tcl — Tcl Procedural Language
45. PL/Perl — Perl Procedural Language
46. PL/Python — Python Procedural Language
47. Server Programming Interface
48. Background Worker Processes
49. Logical Decoding
50. Replication Progress Tracking
VI. Reference
I. SQL Commands
II. PostgreSQL Client Applications
III. PostgreSQL Server Applications
VII. Internals
51. Overview of PostgreSQL Internals
52. System Catalogs
53. Frontend/Backend Protocol
54. PostgreSQL Coding Conventions
55. Native Language Support
56. Writing a Procedural Language Handler
57. Writing a Foreign Data Wrapper
58. Writing a Table Sampling Method
59. Writing a Custom Scan Provider
60. Genetic Query Optimizer
61. Table Access Method Interface Definition
62. Index Access Method Interface Definition
63. Generic WAL Records
64. B-Tree Indexes
65. GiST Indexes
66. SP-GiST Indexes
67. GIN Indexes
68. BRIN Indexes
69. Database Physical Storage
70. System Catalog Declarations and Initial Contents
71. How the Planner Uses Statistics
72. Backup Manifest Format
VIII. Appendixes
A. PostgreSQL Error Codes
B. Date/Time Support
C. SQL Key Words
D. SQL Conformance
E. Release Notes
F. Additional Supplied Modules
G. Additional Supplied Programs
H. External Projects
I. The Source Code Repository
J. Documentation
K. PostgreSQL Limits
L. Acronyms
M. Glossary
N. Color Support
O. Obsolete or Renamed Features
Bibliography
Index