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PostGIS in Action by Leo Hsu, Regina Obe

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Appendix D. PostgreSQL features

In this appendix, we cover features and behaviors that are fairly distinctive to PostgreSQL, which make it a little different from working with other relational databases.

Useful PostgreSQL resources

Below you’ll find a list of key PostgreSQL resources that cover general PostgreSQL usage in addition to resources for add-on tools and performance.

General

  • PostgreSQL wiki— User contributed articles about various PostgreSQL topics ranging from administration, performance tuning, and writing queries to using PostgreSQL in various application and programming environments. http://wiki.postgresql.org/wiki/Main_Page Check out the code snippets repository for lots of useful PostgreSQL functions you can copy and paste ...

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