Manvendra Singh
Compare PostgreSQL vs MySQL

PostgreSQL vs MySQL: Understanding their differences

March 13, 2023 by

Today, we will compare the two most popular database products PostgreSQL vs MySQL, and explain the differences between them in this article. There are many database systems based on the relations database management system (RDBMS) concept in the market. Some of them are Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, etc. It’s really important to understand the differences between them before selecting any database product for your application. Keeping this in mind, I am writing this article to explain these two database systems i.e., PostgreSQL vs MySQL, and compare them from various aspects so that you can understand them before taking any decision for your requirements.

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Aveek Das
Running the PgAdmin4 web application

Getting started with PostgreSQL on Docker

August 12, 2022 by

In this article, we will learn how to get started using PostgreSQL on Docker. PostgreSQL is one of the most popular open-source databases that is being used by a lot of developers. It is highly stable and has a large community that maintains and supports the database development lifecycle. PostgreSQL can be installed on any operating system like Windows, macOS, and Linux. With the rise in containerization technologies, PostgreSQL can now also be installed using Docker.

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Nisarg Upadhyay
Data from Remote PostgreSQL server

Understanding the OPENQUERY function in SQL Server

June 24, 2022 by

In this article, we are going to learn about the OPENQUERY function. It is used to run an ad-hoc distributed query on the remote data source using the linked server. There are various ways to query the remote data source. You can read this article, Querying remote data sources in SQL Server, to learn more about querying the remote data source. It is also used to execute pass-through queries to run INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE statements on the tables of the database configured in the linked server.

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Nisarg Upadhyay
Drop temp table: run stored procedure

Drop temp tables in PostgreSQL

March 22, 2022 by

In this article, we are going to learn how we can drop the temp table in PostgreSQL. The temp table is used to store data temporarily. Suppose you want to format or manipulate the data using aggregate and string functions. So instead of processing and formatting the data in the base table, it is preferred to populate data from the base table and store it in a temporary table. You can process and format the data stored in a temporary table. The syntax to create a temporary table and regular table are the same. You can add indexes, constraints, statistics to the temporary tables. In this article, we are going to learn the following topics:

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Nisarg Upadhyay
Data has been imported

Configure ODBC drivers for Azure Database for PostgreSQL

January 24, 2022 by

This article helps you learn how to configure an ODBC driver to connect the Azure Database for PostgreSQL. In my previous article, Configure ODBC drivers for PostgreSQL, you learned the step-by-step process to download, install and configure the ODBC driver for PostgreSQL. We also learned the process of creating a DSN used to connect PostgreSQL and populate data from it.

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