PostgreSQL Reference Manual – Volume 3: Server Administration Guide
by PostgreSQL Global Development Group
Publisher: Network Theory Ltd. 2010
This volume is the system administration guide, and covers the installation, configuration and maintenance of PostgreSQL database servers. Topics covered include backups, security, tuning and upgrade procedures, as well as routine tasks such as creating and deleting databases. Later chapters provide a detailed explanation of advanced PostgreSQL features, including file-based and record-based log-shipping, continuous archiving and point-in-time recovery.