PostgreSQL DBA Installation and Database Clusters

Certified PostgreSQL DBA Certification (CPSDBA) – Module 2 – This Module is also part of PostgreSQL DBA Certification

Only Vendor Neutral Training & Certification course for PostgreSQL DBA

What you’ll learn

  • OS Users and Permissions.
  • Supported Platforms.
  • Supported Locales,Stackbuilder.
  • Intro to Database Clusters.
  • Creating a Database Cluster.
  • Starting a Database Cluster.

Course Content

  • PostgreSQL DBA Installation –> 3 lectures • 29min.
  • Database Clusters –> 4 lectures • 33min.

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Only Vendor Neutral Training & Certification course for PostgreSQL DBA


PostgreSQL is a powerful, open source object-relational database system that uses and extends the SQL language combined with many features that safely store and scale the most complicated data workloads. The origins of PostgreSQL date back to 1986 as part of the Postgres project at the University of California at Berkeley and has more than 30 years of active development on the core platform.

PostgreSQLCert is a dedicated PostgreSQL Training, Certification & Services division of CertFirst (A leading Global Open Source and Security certification Training Provider). CertFirst became the first company in 2005 to launch a structured PostgreSQL Training & Certification program and has successfully provided hands-on Instructor-led training to hundreds of clients world-wide.

Postgresqlcert offers vendor Neutral certification programs so the client can get to learn about all available options in the market NOT just focused on one vendor who is just trying to promote their own products and services. Postgresqlcert goal is provide the best possible non-bias training & certification possible to all its clients.



  • Basic SQL & Linux OS
  • Internet access is required to download PostgreSQL Server
  • Basic understanding of SQL language is highly recommended but not required

Target Audience:

Existing Oracle, MySQL or Microsoft DBA’s or new candidates interested in getting certified as a PostgreSQL DBA.

Certification Exam Fee: $195 (not Included)


The “PostgreSQL DBA Installation & Database Clusters” topic within the PostgreSQLCert curriculum thoroughly explores the installation procedures of the PostgreSQL database management system, highlighting key considerations and recommended practices for establishing a robust PostgreSQL environment. It addresses diverse installation approaches, encompassing package installation, source code compilation, and containerization methods. Additionally, the topic delves into the concept of database clusters in PostgreSQL, elucidating their importance in database administration. It provides insights into creating and managing clusters efficiently, along with strategies for enhancing scalability and optimizing cluster performance. Furthermore, mastering this topic serves as excellent preparation for the PostgreSQL DBA certification program.