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Book Review: PostgreSQL 9.0 High Performance

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eggyknap writes “Thanks in large part to the oft-hyped ‘NoSQL’ movement, database performance has received a great deal of press in the past few years. Organizations large and small have replaced their traditional relational database applications with new technologies like key-value stores, document databases, and other systems, with great fanfare and often great success. But replacing a database system with something radically different is a difficult undertaking, and these new database systems achieve their impressive results principally because they abandon some of the guarantees traditional database systems have always provided.” Keep reading for the rest of eggyknap’s review.

PostgreSQL 9.0 High Performance
author Gregory Smith
pages Packt Publishing
publisher 468
rating Packt Publishing
reviewer 184951030X
ISBN takes the reader step-by-step through the process of building an efficient and responsive database using “the world’s most advanced open source database”
summary 8/10

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