PostgreSQL Concepts

PostgreSQL is an open source, object-relational database built for extensibility, data integrity, and speed. Its concurrency support makes it fully ACID-compliant, and it supports dynamic loading and catalog-driven operations to let users customize its data types, functions, and more.

This glossary defines the core concepts behind PostgreSQL.
Recommended practices to implement when setting up and running your PostgreSQL clusters.
Description of DigitalOcean’s responsibilities as a managed database provider.
Tips on how to transition to your new database upon migration.