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PostgreSQL Installation

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There are several ways to install the PostgreSQL DBMS. We will describe 2 of the simplest and fastest methods according to our opinion. You need to choose the most suitable one for you.

Simple passwords are used in the examples; it is advisable to change them!

Installing PostgreSQL from Packages on a Host

To install, use the official instructions from the developer's website

Quick installation in Debian or Ubuntu:

sudo apt install postgresql-common
sudo sh /usr/share/postgresql-common/pgdg/
sudo apt install postgresql-14 -y

After installation and startup, you need to create a database and a role for connection.

sudo -u postgres psql -c "CREATE DATABASE yucca;"
sudo -u postgres psql -c "CREATE USER postgres WITH PASSWORD 'postgres';"
sudo -u postgres psql -c 'GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON DATABASE yucca TO postgres;'

Installing PostgreSQL in Docker

Run the official container with the necessary parameters:

docker run -d \
    --name yucca-postgres \
    --net host \
    --restart always \
    -e POSTGRES_USER=postgres \
    -e POSTGRES_PASSWORD=postgres \
    -e POSTGRES_DB=yucca \

Configuring Yucca Connection to the PostgreSQL Database

Specify the type postgres in the database.type parameter, as well as other connection details:

Example of the final configuration via file:

  host = ""
  name = "yucca"
  password = "postgres"
  type = "postgres"
  user = "postgres"