Discovering the ALTER TABLE command and INSERT statement with examples in PostgreSQL.

This blog post will demonstrate basic concepts of the ALTER TABLE command for changing an existing PostgreSQL table. INSERT statements will be introduced as well to populate an empty table with mock data. Visit Part 1 of this series for a refresher of the material covered up to this point.

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Quick searches using the LIKE operator in PostgreSQL.

Searching numerous columns of data for particular records is time-consuming and less than productive. In this post, I will demonstrate pattern matching examples using the powerful LIKE operator available in both traditional SQL and PostgreSQL. Along with briefly visiting the PostgreSQL keyword ILIKE as well. This post will be Part 1 in a planned 3 part series on pattern matching.

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