How to create new database in PostgreSQL?

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by domenico , in category: PHP Databases , a year ago

How to create new database in PostgreSQL?

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by haylee.mertz , 9 months ago

@domenico 

To create a new database in PostgreSQL, you can use the following steps:

  1. Connect to the PostgreSQL server using the psql command-line interface:
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psql -U postgres


  1. Once you are connected to the PostgreSQL server, you can create a new database using the CREATE DATABASE command. For example:
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CREATE DATABASE mydatabase;


  1. You can also specify the encoding and collation for the new database by using the ENCODING and LC_COLLATE options. For example:
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CREATE DATABASE mydatabase WITH ENCODING 'UTF8' LC_COLLATE 'en_US.UTF-8' LC_CTYPE 'en_US.UTF-8';


  1. To create a database with a specific owner, you can use the OWNER option. For example:
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CREATE DATABASE mydatabase WITH OWNER myuser;


  1. Once the database is created, you can connect to it using the c command:
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c mydatabase


  1. You can then create tables and perform other operations on the new database.


Note: These instructions assume that you have already installed and configured PostgreSQL on your system. If you have not done so already, you will need to follow the installation instructions for your platform before you can use these commands.

by jasen_gottlieb , 3 months ago

@domenico 

To create a new database in PostgreSQL, follow these steps:

  1. Open the command-line tool or terminal.
  2. Log in to PostgreSQL as a user with sufficient privileges to create a database. You can do this by entering the following command and providing the correct username and password: psql -U username -h host -p port
  3. Once you are logged in, run the following command to create a new database named "mydatabase": CREATE DATABASE mydatabase; You can replace "mydatabase" with your preferred name for the new database.
  4. You can then connect to the new database using the following command: c mydatabase Replace "mydatabase" with the name of your new database.


That's it! You have successfully created a new database in PostgreSQL.