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How to Find Duplicate Rows in PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL offers several built-in functions to find duplicate rows/records from a table, such as ROW_NUMBER() and COUNT().

PostgreSQL ISNULL Function With Examples

PostgreSQL doesn’t support the ISNULL function. To achieve the functionality of the ISNULL function in Postgres, COALESCE function and CASE expressions are used.

How to Use NULLIF Function in PostgreSQL

NULLIF takes some arguments and returns a NULL value if both arguments are equal or if one of them is NULL, and it returns first argument if both arguments are not equal.

PostgreSQL NOT EXISTS Operator With Practical Examples

NOT EXISTS operator negates the working of the EXISTS operator. It returns TRUE if the subquery returns zero rows and FALSE if the subquery returns at least one row.

PostgreSQL EXISTS Operator With Practical Examples

In Postgres, the EXISTS operator takes a subquery as an argument and checks the existence of a record in the subquery. Consequently, it returns true or false.

PostgreSQL Else If Statement With Examples

In Postgres, the ELSIF is one of the decision-driven statements that evaluate several conditions. It checks/evaluates each condition one by one.


In Postgres, the TRUNCATE TABLE command only removes the table’s data and preserves the table’s structure. While the DROP TABLE command drops the table’s data and structure permanently.

PostgreSQL If Else Statement With Examples

In Postgres, the if statement checks a condition/criteria and returns true or false. If statement doesn’t handle the false condition. To handle the false conditions, the else statement is used in PostgreSQL.

PostgreSQL Upsert Using INSERT ON CONFLICT Statement

In PostgreSQL, the upsert feature is used either to update existing records or insert new ones into a table. The upsert feature is implemented using the INSERT ON CONFLICT statement.

PostgreSQL Copy Table With Practical Examples

PostgreSQL allows us to copy an existing table with or without data. In Postgres, either you can copy only the structure of an existing table, or you can copy a table completely along with its data.