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This chapter highlights the more or less ANSI/ISO SQL Compliant features of PostgreSQL. It introduces the basic concepts of SQL. For those familiar with SQL already, it showcases some of the high-level ANSI SQL features that PostgreSQL supports that you would expect of an enterprise relational database.
Stay tuned for our next book pgRouting: A Practical Guide published by Locate Press due out 1st or 2nd quarter 2017. Preview drafts available. Content is now feature complete.
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