Table of Contents

Preface

  1. Who this book is for

Chapter 1: Hardware

  1. Computer Components

  2. Amazon Web Services

Chapter 2: Database Models

  1. Relational Databases (RDMS or RDBMS)

  2. Key Value Stores

  3. Document Stores

  4. Graph DBMS

Chapter 3: Relational Deep Dive

  1. ACID Compliance

  2. Write Ahead Log (WAL)

  3. How Postgres Stores Data

  4. How Postgres Stores Updates and Deletes

  5. Postgres Vacuums

Chapter 4: Database Tuning

  1. PostgreSQL Config

Appendix: Database Vocabulary