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PostgreSQL: Getting Started

by Pinal Dave

In this course we will go over basics of PostgreSQL, often called the world's most advanced open source database.

What you'll learn

PostgreSQL is commonly known as Postgres and is is often referred to as a the world's most advanced open source database. In this course, we will go over the basics of the PostgreSQL. We will cover topics ranging from installations, to writing basic queries and retrieving data from tables. We will also explore the logic of join, and a few best practices.

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About the author

Pinal Dave is an SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and independent consultant with over 22 years of hands-on experience. He holds a Master of Science degree and numerous database certifications. Pinal has authored 14 SQL Server database books and 75 Pluralsight courses. To freely share his knowledge and help others build their expertise, Pinal has also written more than 5,800 database tech articles on his blog at

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