The previous article explained how to create and drop tables using the psql client.
Now we'll explore adding columns and rows (records) to our database's tables.
PostgreSQL is a mature object-relational database that has been in open source development since 1996. Learn how to install and configure PostgreSQL for the best performace on your Slice.
Ubuntu Hardy - installing PostgreSQL: Installing PostgreSQL on your Ubuntu Hardy (LTS) Slice is very easy using the aptitude package manager. Let's see how.
Ubuntu Hardy - Ruby on Rails and PHP integration with PostgreSQL: Now postgreSQL has been installed on our Ubuntu Hardy Slice, we can look at getting our language/framework of choice to integrate with the database.
Introducing PostgreSQL Access Control : Now PostgreSQL is installed we need to take a moment to look at the important concept of access control. This concept is key to future articles and working with PostgreSQL in general.
PostgreSQL - local connections as postgres: Now the basics have been covered we can connect to the database server using the 'postgres' user. We'll use a tool named psql.
PostgreSQL - creating and deleting roles: Let's take a look at creating and deleting roles in PostgreSQL. Once this skill has been learnt, adding and deleting roles is simple via the command line.
PostgreSQL - creating and dropping databases: Now we know how to add and delete roles within PostgreSQL, we can move into creating and dropping databases. let's take a look.
PostgreSQL and connections:
PostgreSQL - making connections #1: So now PostgreSQL is installed, we can take an in depth look at making connections to the database.
PostgreSQL - making connections #2: Let's continue with our journey into making local and remote connections with PostgreSQL.
PostgreSQL - making connections #3: Finishing the discussion about connections, we can take a look at security and how we can tighten up PostgreSQL with regard to remote connections.
PostgreSQL and DB manipulation:
PostgreSQL -Creating and dropping tables: Let's start looking at how we can manipulate the DB by seeing how easy it is to create, drop and rename tables.
PostgreSQL - Working with columns and rows: Continuing working with the DB we can now move onto working with columns and rows.
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