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Database Wisdom: Postgres



Chapter 1: Introduction, Acquisition and Installation


This chapter will provide some minimal background between the different versions of the databases that are covered. It explains where to get the software and documentation and provides and example of getting the software installed. Because many beginner programmers will not have access to official support methods, I will also cover alternative sources for support.


Where to get it


Database Distributions


Installing the Database


Verifying the Installation


The Basics of Administration


Starting and Stopping the Database


Differences Between the Cluster, the Database, and the Schema


Sample Schemas


Installed Users, Schemas and Roles





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