Chapter 19. Managing Databases

Table of Contents
19.1. Overview
19.2. Creating a Database
19.3. Template Databases
19.4. Database Configuration
19.5. Destroying a Database
19.6. 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.