By Hannu Krosing, Kirk Roybal, Jim Mlodgenski

Extend PostgreSQL and combine the database layer into your improvement framework.

Understand the extension framework of PostgreSQL, and leverage it in ways in which you haven't even invented yet.

• Write capabilities, create your individual information varieties, all on your favorite programming language;
• step by step educational with lots of advice and tips to kick-start server programming.

In Detail

Learn the way to paintings with PostgreSQL as though you spent the decade engaged on it. PostgreSQL is in a position to supplying you with the entire strategies that you've on your favorite improvement language after which extending that correct directly to the database server. With this data in hand, it is possible for you to to answer the present call for for complicated PostgreSQL talents in a profitable and booming market.

PostgreSQL Server Programming will convey you that PostgreSQL is much more than a database server. actually, it may also be obvious as an program improvement framework, with the extra bonuses of transaction help, huge information garage, journaling, restoration and a number of different beneficial properties that the PostgreSQL engine provides.

This publication will take you from studying the elemental elements of a PostgreSQL functionality, then writing them in languages except the integrated PL/PgSQL. you'll find tips on how to create libraries of precious code, workforce them into much more priceless parts, and distribute them to the neighborhood. you can find easy methods to extract facts from a mess of overseas facts resources, after which expand PostgreSQL to do it natively. and you may do all of this in a nifty debugging interface that might let you do it successfully and with reliability.

What you are going to examine from this book

• Write services within the integrated PL/PgSQL language or your language of choice;
• Extract facts from overseas info sources;
• upload operators, information varieties, and different customized elements;
• Debug and code efficiently;
• come to a decision what desktop assets your approach will use;
• Create your individual info kinds, operators, services, aggregates, or even your personal language;
• absolutely combine the database layer into your development.


This useful advisor leads you thru a number of elements of operating with PostgreSQL. step-by-step examples let you simply manage and expand PostgreSQL.

Who this booklet is written for

PostgreSQL Server Programming is for reasonable to complicated PostgreSQL database professionals.

To get the simplest knowing of this ebook, you'll have basic adventure in writing SQL, a uncomplicated concept of question tuning, and a few coding event in a language of your selection.

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