Deep Dive into PostgreSQL Indexing

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Join Ibrar Ahmed, Senior Software Architect at Percona

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Indexes are a fundamental feature of relational databases and PostgreSQL offers developers and designers a rich collection of options. But not all indexes are appropriate for all circumstances. Using a ‘wrong’ index can have the opposite effect to what you intend, and problems might only surface once in production. Armed with more advanced knowledge, you can avoid this worst-case scenario! Join Ibrar Ahmed, Senior Software Architect at Percona for this technical session as he takes a deep dive into indexing to show you: - How to compare index types and apply them to different application scenarios - How to use pg_stat_statment to find opportunities for adding indexes to your database - Best practices for database index strategy and design
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