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Beginning PostgreSQL on the Cloud

Simplifying Database as a Service on Cloud Platforms

Authors: Shaik, Baji, Vallarapu, Avinash

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  • The first book purely focused on PostgreSQL implementations on the cloud
  • Covers migration from on-premise PostgreSQL to PostgreSQL on the cloud
  • Includes tips on securing and encrypting your cloud data
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Softcover $44.99
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About this book

Get started with PostgreSQL on the cloud and discover the advantages, disadvantages, and limitations of the cloud services from Amazon, Rackspace, Google, and Azure. Once you have chosen your cloud service, you will focus on securing it and developing a back-up strategy for your PostgreSQL instance as part of your long-term plan. Beginning PostgreSQL on the Cloud covers other essential topics such as setting up replication and high availability; encrypting your saved cloud data; creating a connection pooler for your database; and monitoring PostgreSQL on the cloud. The book concludes by showing you how to install and configure some of the tools that will help you get started with PostgreSQL on the cloud. 
This book shows you how database as a service enables you to spread your data across multiple data centers, ensuring that it is always accessible. You’ll discover that this model does not expect you to install and maintain databases yourself because the database service provider does it for you. You no longer have to worry about the scalability and high availability of your database.
What You Will Learn

  • Migrate PostgreSQL to the cloud
  • Choose the best configuration and specifications of cloud instances
  • Set up a backup strategy that enables point-in-time recovery 
  • Use connection pooling and load balancing on cloud environments
  • Monitor database environments on the cloud

Who This Book Is For
Those who are looking to migrate to PostgreSQL on the Cloud. It will also help database administrators in setting up a cloud environment in an optimized way and help them with their day-to-day tasks.

About the authors

Baji Shaik is a database administrator and developer. He was introduced to databases in 2011 and over the years, has worked with Oracle, PostgreSQL, and Greenplum. He has a wide range of expertise and experience in SQL/NoSQL databases and has developed many successful database solutions addressing challenging business requirements. He has been working with a database service, where he continuously supports databases in automation and helps in developing features, fixing and testing defects of the service. Baji has organized a number of PostgreSQL meet-ups and maintains his own technical blog at bajis-postgres.blogspot.in, where he likes to share his knowledge with the community. He co-authored PostgreSQL Development Essentials, released in September 2016.


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Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3447-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $44.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4842-3446-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Beginning PostgreSQL on the Cloud
Book Subtitle
Simplifying Database as a Service on Cloud Platforms
Authors
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Baji Shaik, Avinash Vallarapu
Distribution Rights
Standard Apress
eBook ISBN
978-1-4842-3447-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4842-3447-1
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4842-3446-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 381
Number of Illustrations
288 b/w illustrations
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