PostgreSQL for beginners

Course Description

Introduction to PostgreSQL: Database design, normalization and denormalization, configuration and performance tuning, creating databases and tables


£ 325 (incl. VAT)


6 hours

Course Details

This course is intended for people with no or little experience of setting up databases and who would like to lear how to use PostgreSQL for their projects.

PostgreSQL for beginners covers the following topics:

  • Structure your data for integrity and speed: Database design, normalization and denormalization.
  • How to configure your database server for increased performance.
  • Introduction to SQL: Use SQL to create databases and tables, learn PostgreSQL's data types and how to use them and how to get data into and out of your database.

This course is ideal for people who have previously completed our PHP for beginners course and who want to start using a database as backend for their dynamic websites.

Birmingham Dates

28/12/2015 - 29/12/2015
(Mon - Tue, 18:00 - 21:00)
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(Mon, 10:00 - 17:00)
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(Sat, 10:00 - 17:00)
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If none of the above dates suit you or if you'd like to come to a course sooner please either email us or click on the book button and let us know if you would prefer to come to a weekday, weekend or evening course and we'll try to arange a suitable date as soon as possible! You won't have to commit or pay until everything is confirmed.

Other dates for one-to-one tuition or for groups of 3 students or more are available on request and bookings can be made here (prices available on request):
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Dates in other locations

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23/11/2015 (Mon, 10:00 - 17:00)

23/11/2015 (Mon, 10:00 - 17:00)

16/12/2015 - 17/12/2015 (Wed - Thu, 18:00 - 21:00)

19/12/2015 (Sat, 10:00 - 17:00)

28/12/2015 - 29/12/2015 (Mon - Tue, 18:00 - 21:00)

28/12/2015 - 29/12/2015 (Mon - Tue, 18:00 - 21:00)

22/02/2016 (Mon, 10:00 - 17:00)

13/03/2016 (Sun, 10:00 - 17:00)

19/03/2016 (Sat, 10:00 - 17:00)

22/03/2016 (Tue, 10:00 - 17:00)

28/03/2016 - 29/03/2016 (Mon - Tue, 18:00 - 21:00)

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