Beginning Databases with PostgreSQL, Second Edition offers readers a complete overview of open source, relational database management system PostgreSQL. This book walks you through transactions and logs, accessing data and command-line tools.
Chapter 2 -- Relational database principles -- of Beginning Databases with PostgreSQL examines database architecture and how data is stored. Readers will learn about different types of data and using multiple tables.
Chapter 2, "Relational database principles," is excerpted from Beginning Databases with PostgreSQL, Second Edition by Neil Matthew and Richard Stones, published April 2005, by Apress (ISBN: 1590594789). Copyright © April 2005, Apress. All rights reserved. Reprinted with permission by Apress.