Chapter 22. Managing Databases

Table of Contents

22.1. Overview
22.2. Creating a Database
22.3. Template Databases
22.4. Database Configuration
22.5. Destroying a Database
22.6. Tablespaces

Every instance of a running PostgreSQL server manages one or more databases. Databases are therefore the topmost hierarchical level for organizing SQL objects (database objects). This chapter describes the properties of databases, and how to create, manage, and destroy them.