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Development Versions: devel
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PostgreSQL 11.1 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 Source Code
17. Installation from Source Code on Windows
18. Server Setup and Operation
19. Server Configuration
20. Client Authentication
21. Database Roles
22. Managing Databases
23. Localization
24. Routine Database Maintenance Tasks
25. Backup and Restore
26. High Availability, Load Balancing, and Replication
27. Recovery Configuration
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/pgSQL - SQL 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. Index Access Method Interface Definition
62. Generic WAL Records
63. B-Tree Indexes
64. GiST Indexes
65. SP-GiST Indexes
66. GIN Indexes
67. BRIN Indexes
68. Database Physical Storage
69. System Catalog Declarations and Initial Contents
70. How the Planner Uses Statistics
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. Acronyms
Bibliography
Index

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