Explore PostgreSQL architecture

Database Administrator
Database for PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is an open-source relational database system that is available as an Azure service. In this module you will learn about the PostgreSQL architecture, and how to manage different aspects of Azure Database for PostgreSQL.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Describe the architecture of PostgreSQL.
  • Describe the options for creating an Azure Database for PostgresQL server
  • Understand PostgreSQL shared memory


  • Demonstrate an understanding of relational databases.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of basic SQL.