Chapter 20. Managing Databases

Table of Contents
20.1. Overview
20.2. Creating a Database
20.3. Template Databases
20.4. Database Configuration
20.5. Destroying a Database
20.6. 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.