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Abbreviations and acronyms

A list of abbreviations and acronyms associated with PostgreSQL
  • BGW - BackGround Worker
  • CTE - Common Table Expression
  • CTID - Content (?) Tuple IDentifier
  • FDW - Foreign Data Wrapper
  • FSM - Free Space Map
  • GEQO - GEnetic Query Optimizer
  • GIN - Generalized Inverted Index
  • GiST - Generalized Search Tree
  • GUC - Grand Unified Configuration
  • HBA - Host-Based Access - see pg_hba.conf
  • OID - Object IDentifier
  • PGXS - PostGreSQL EXtenSion (?)
  • PPA - phpPgAdmin
  • PITR - Point In Time Recovery
  • RLS - Row Level Security
  • relopt - relation option
  • smgr - storage manager
  • WAL - Write-Ahead Log / Write-Ahead Logging

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