Learning Heroku Postgres by Patrick Espake

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This book establishes a good learning mechanism by initially covering simple topics such as Heroku Toolbelt before moving on to complex topics such as data caching and tuning and PostGIS.
The book begins by giving you an introduction to the working of Heroku Postgres. This is followed by an overview of the PostgreSQL add-on, using which you'll create your first database and connect it using various programming languages such as Java, Ruby, Python, and Node.js. You will then look at securing your data, monitoring, working with permissions, and generating backups along with database rollbacks, followers, and forks to manage any loss in your data. Finally, you will improve the performance of your database by diving into log statements and understand how to avoid common mistakes.
 

About Patrick Espake

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Patrick Espake is passionate about technology, innovation, software development, and entrepreneurship. He has been professionally building and deploying web applications for over 10 years; with Heroku, it has been over 5 years, and he has worked on amazing projects for companies across the world. Currently, he is a cofounder of http://coursify.me. When Patrick isn't coding or writing, you will usually find him traveling to some wonderful place with his family.
 
Published February 24, 2015 by Packt Publishing. 164 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Education & Reference. Non-fiction
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