Why install all of PostgreSQL when your database server is up in the cloud? In this PostgreSQL Tip, we'll look at how you can install just psql on Windows, Linux, and macOS, allowing you to quickly get up and running and connected to your IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL service.
As you may have seen, we're launching a new range of databases called IBM Cloud Databases with Databases for PostgreSQL and Databases for Redis. If not, then let's get you up to speed by looking at IBM Cloud Databases for PostgreSQL.
If you haven't upgraded your Compose for PostgreSQL deployment to the latest security-fixed version, we'll be upgrading it for you in the coming weeks. But you still have time to take control of the upgrade.
IBM Cloud Compose for PostgreSQL has new versions available that address security issues for which we recommend updating existing deployments as soon as possible.
Application programming interfaces (APIs) are everywhere around us today. Just think – every time you “like” a post or send a friend request on social media, you are talking to an API. But until recently, it was primarily software engineers who were responsible for understanding APIs. Nowadays, the scenario is changing rapidly. Leading enterprises are taking an API-first approach to building their business strategy. This revolution has given way to the open API economy, driven by connected devices and an ever-growing ocean of useable data.
ElephantSQL is a PostgreSQL database hosting service, offering databases ranging from shared servers for smaller projects and proof of concepts, up to enterprise grade multi server setups. Administrative tasks of PostgreSQL, such as installation, upgrades to latest stable version and backup handling are managed by ElephantSQL. With a click of a button your database is provisioned in Bluemix. Let’s get started with your managed PostgreSQL server!