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A curated list of awesome PostgreSQL software, libraries, tools and resources, inspired by awesome-mysql
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Oct 12th

Utilities

  • pgMonitorstars273 - Postgres metrics collection and visualization that can be deployed to bare metal, virtual machines, or Kubernetes.
  • PaaS (PostgreSQL as a Service)

  • Crunchy Bridge - Fully managed Postgres from the Postgres experts. Available across all major cloud providers: Amazon AWS, Google GCP, Microsoft Azure. No lock-in with full super-user support.
  • Oct 1st

    GUI

  • Beekeeper Studio - Free and open source SQL client with a modern UI and great Postgres support. Cross platform.
  • Jul 14th

    GUI

  • Chartbrew - Create live dashboards, charts, and client reports from PostgreSQL data. Features a query tool that works with SQL.
  • Feb 2nd

    GUI

  • Count - Web-based analytics platform with a notebook interface which connects to PostgreSQL (Commercial Software).
  • Jan 26th

    PaaS (PostgreSQL as a Service)

  • Scaleway Managed Database - Fully managed PostgreSQL databases with HA, scaling, and automated backups, hosted in the EU. Starting at €10 per month.
  • Dec 13th, 2020

    Resources

    Tutorials

  • PostgreSQL Primer for Busy People - A collection of the most common commands used in PostgreSQL
  • Dec 4th, 2020

    Monitoring

  • dexterstars1.1k - The automatic indexer for Postgres. Detects slow queries and creates indexes if configured to do so.
  • Nov 28th, 2020

    Extensions

  • pg_cronstars1.2k - Run periodic jobs in PostgreSQL.
  • Oct 7th, 2020

    PaaS (PostgreSQL as a Service)

  • Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL - Fully-managed database service that makes it easy to set up, maintain, manage, and administer your PostgreSQL relational databases on Google Cloud Platform.
  • Sep 17th, 2020

    Extensions

  • PGAudit - The PostgreSQL Audit Extension (or pgaudit) provides detailed session and/or object audit logging via the standard logging facility provided by PostgreSQL.
  • Sep 2nd, 2020

    GUI

  • DataRow - Cross-platform SQL Client for Amazon Redshift: Simple, Effortless, Extensible.
  • OmniDB - Open Source Collaborative Environment
  • Jul 12th, 2020

    Language bindings

  • R: RPostgreSQLstars53
  • May 22nd, 2020

    High-Availability

  • Slony-I - "Master to multiple slaves" replication system with cascading and failover.
  • Utilities

  • pg-differstars30 - Tool for easy initialization / updating of the structure of PostgreSQL tables, migration alternative (Node.js).
  • pg_docs_botstars14 - Browser extension to redirect PostgreSQL docs links to the current version.
  • Resources

    Blogs

  • Bruce Momjian's PostgreSQL blog
  • Apr 27th, 2020

    Utilities

  • ScaffoldHub.io - Generate fullstack PostgreSQL apps with Angular, Vue or React (Commercial Software).
  • Apr 25th, 2020

    Backups

  • wal-gstars1.9k - The successor of WAL-E rewritten in Go. Currently supports cloud object storage services by AWS (S3), Google Cloud (GCS), Azure, as well as OpenStack Swift, MinIO, and file system storages. Supports block-level incremental backups, offloading backup tasks to a standby server, provides parallelization and throttling options. In addition to Postgres, WAL-G can be used for MySQL and MongoDB databases.
  • CLI

  • pgshstars456 - Branch your PostgreSQL Database like Git
  • schemaspystars2k - SchemaSpy is a JAVA JDBC-compliant tool for generating your database to HTML documentation, including Entity Relationship diagrams
  • Monitoring

  • PMMstars218 - Percona Monitoring and Management (PMM) is a Free and Open Source platform for monitoring and managing PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MongoDB.
  • pgmetrics - pgmetrics is an open-source, zero-dependency, single-binary tool that can collect a lot of information and statistics from a running PostgreSQL server and display it in easy-to-read text format or export it as JSON and CSV for scripting.
  • okmeter.io - Commercial SaaS agent-based monitoring with a very detailed PostgreSQL plugin. It automatically gathers 100s of stats, displays dashboards on every aspect and sends alerts when something goes wrong (Commercial Software).
  • Extensions

  • PipelineDB - A PostgreSQL extension that runs SQL queries continuously on streams, incrementally storing results in tables.
  • Optimization

  • pg_flamestars1.4k - A flamegraph generator for query plans.
  • Utilities

  • Hasura GraphQL Enginestars24.2k - Blazing fast, instant realtime GraphQL APIs on Postgres with fine grained access control, also trigger webhooks on database events.
  • pg_activitystars1.4k - top like application for PostgreSQL server activity monitoring.
  • PgBouncer - Lightweight connection pooler for PostgreSQL.
  • pgpool-II - Middleware that provides connection pooling, replication, load balancing and limiting exceeding connections.
  • Language bindings

  • Go: pqstars6.8k, pgxstars4.6k
  • Node: node-postgresstars10k, pg-promisestars3k, pogistars142, slonikstars2.8k, postgresstars2.2k
  • Python: psycopg2, asyncpg
  • Ruby: pgstars493
  • Resources

    Articles

  • What PostgreSQL has over other open source SQL databases: Part II
  • the ultimate postgres vs mysql blog post
  • Superfast CSV imports using PostgreSQL's COPY command
  • Resources

    Videos

  • Postgres Conference Youtube channel - Conference videos
  • Resources

    Community

  • Mailing lists - Official mailing lists for Postgres for support, outreach, and more. One of the primary channels of communication in the Postgres community.
  • Reddit - A reddit community for PostgreSQL users with over 12000 users
  • Slack - Slack channel for Postgres with over 7000 users
  • Telegram - Several groups for PostgreSQL in different langauges: Russian >4200 people, Brazilian Portuguese >2300 people, Indonesian ~1000 people, English >750 people
  • #postgresql on Freenode - The most popular IRC channel about Postgres on Freenode with over 1000 users
  • Nov 23rd, 2019

    Extensions

  • PGroonga - PGroonga provides a new index access method that uses Groonga allowing super fast full text search feature against all languages.
  • Sep 3rd, 2019

    Resources

    Videos

  • Scaling Postgres - Postgres video blog series by Creston Jamison
  • CLI

  • nancy - The Nancy CLI is a unified way to manage automated database experiments either in clouds or on-premise
  • Utilities

  • postgres-checkup - a new-generation diagnostics tool that allows users to collect deep analysis of the health of a Postgres database.
  • Optimization

  • pgMustard - A modern user interface
  • Jun 28th, 2019

    Utilities

  • pg_insightsstars263 - Convenient SQL for monitoring Postgres database health.
  • May 12th, 2019

    Extensions

  • Citusstars5.4k - Scalable PostgreSQL cluster for real-time workloads.
  • Apr 16th, 2019

    Resources

    Tutorials

  • pg-utilsstars577 - Useful DBA tools by Data Egret
  • Extensions

  • TimescaleDB - Open-source time-series database fully compatible with Postgres, distributed as extension
  • Apr 7th, 2019

    PaaS (PostgreSQL as a Service)

  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Azure Database for PostgreSQL provides fully managed, enterprise-ready community PostgreSQL database as a service. It provides builtin HA, elastic scaling and native integration with Azure ecosystem.
  • DigitalOcean Managed Databases - Fully managed PostgreSQL databases. No free plan. Starting at $15/mo. Daily backups with point-in-time recovery. Standby nodes with auto-failover.
  • Compose - PostgreSQL as a service in AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and IBM Cloud; plans range from $17.5/month for 1GB storage and scale at $12/GB beyond that. Free trial for 30 days available.
  • Apr 5th, 2019

    Resources

    Documentation

  • Wiki - user documentation, how-tos, and tips 'n' tricks
  • PaaS (PostgreSQL as a Service)

  • Aiven PostgreSQL - PostgreSQL as a service in AWS, Azure, DigitalOcean, Google Cloud and UpCloud; plans range from $19/month single node instances to large highly-available setups, free trial for two weeks.
  • Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL - Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for PostgreSQL
  • Citus Cloud - Production grade scaled out PostgreSQL as a service enabling real-time workloads and sharding your multi-tenant apps.
  • Database Labs - Get a production-ready cloud PostgreSQL server in minutes, from $20 a month Backups, monitoring, patches, and 24/7 tech support all included.
  • ElephantSQL - Offers databases ranging from shared servers for smaller projects and proof of concepts, up to enterprise grade multi server setups. Has free plan for up to 5 DBs, 20 MB each.
  • Heroku Postgres - Plans from free to huge, operated by PostgreSQL experts. Does not require running your app on Heroku. Free plan includes 10,000 rows, 20 connections, up to two backups, and has PostGIS support.
  • Docker images

  • citusdata/citus - Citus official images with citus extensions. Based on the official Postgres container.
  • mdillon/postgis - PostGIS 2.3 on Postgres 9. Based on the official Postgres container.
  • postgres - Official postgres container (from Docker)
  • Mar 31st, 2019

    Extensions

  • pgRoutingstars866 - pgRouting extends the PostGIS/PostgreSQL geospatial database to provide geospatial routing and other network analysis functionality.
  • Mar 30th, 2019

    Language bindings

  • Haskell: postgresql-simple
  • Jan 28th, 2019

    Language bindings

  • Clojure: clj-postgresqlstars146
  • Jan 25th, 2019

    Utilities

  • PGXN clientstars88 - Command line tool to interact with the PostgreSQL Extension Network
  • Server

  • AgensGraph - Powerful graph database based on the PostgreSQL.
  • Dec 8th, 2018

    Resources

    Videos

  • Citus Data Youtube channel - Citus related videos
  • EnterpriseDB Youtube channel - EnterpriseDB related videos
  • Dec 6th, 2018

    Backups

  • pgBackRest - Reliable PostgreSQL Backup & Restore.
  • Barman - Backup and Recovery Manager for PostgreSQL by 2ndQuadrant.
  • pghoardstars1.1k - Backup and restore tool for cloud object stores (AWS S3, Azure, Google Cloud, OpenStack Swift).
  • GUI

  • DBeaver - Universal Database Manager with excellent support for PostgreSQL.
  • High-Availability

  • pglookoutstars136 - Replication monitoring and failover daemon.
  • Distributions

  • Postgres.app - The Easiest Way to Get Started with PostgreSQL on macOS.
  • Extensions

  • pg_partmanstars1.2k - Partition management extension for PostgreSQL.
  • pgTAP - Database testing framework for Postgres
  • Utilities

  • PostgRESTstars17.8k - Serves a fully RESTful API from any existing PostgreSQL database.
  • sqitchstars2.2k - Tool for managing versioned schema deployment
  • Language bindings

  • Perl: DBD-Pg
  • Resources

    Blogs

  • Andrew Dunstan's PostgreSQL and Technical blog
  • Michael Paquier's blog
  • Robert Haas' blog
  • Nov 13th, 2018

    GUI

  • Numeracy - Fast SQL editor with charts and dashboards for PostgreSQL (Commercial Software).
  • Oct 27th, 2018

    Utilities

  • pgbadgerstars2.5k - Fast PostgreSQL Log Analyzer.
  • Oct 25th, 2018

    Server

  • Greenplum Databasestars4.8k - Open source fork of PostgreSQL for large data volumes.
  • Oct 24th, 2018

    Utilities

  • sqlcheckstars2k - Automatically detects common SQL anti-patterns. Such anti-patterns often slow down queries. Addressing them will, therefore, help accelerate queries.
  • Jul 23rd, 2018

    Backups

  • pg_backstars138 - pg_back is a simple backup script
  • Utilities

  • pg_chameleonstars292 - Real time replica from MySQL to PostgreSQL with optional type override migration and migration capabilities.
  • pg_bulkload - It's a high speed data loading utility for PostgreSQL.
  • Jul 7th, 2018

    High-Availability

  • PAFstars294 - PostgreSQL Automatic Failover: High-Availibility for Postgres, based on Pacemaker and Corosync.
  • Extensions

  • HypoPGstars645 - HypoPG provides hypothetical/virtual indexes feature.
  • Mar 29th, 2018

    Utilities

  • PostGraphilestars10.8k - Instant GraphQL API or GraphQL schema for your PostgreSQL database
  • Mar 23rd, 2018

    Utilities

  • ldap2pgstars133 - Synchronize roles and privileges from YML and LDAP.
  • Dec 13th, 2017

    Monitoring

  • pgwatch2stars1.1k - Flexible and easy to get started PostgreSQL metrics monitor focusing on Grafana dashboards.
  • Nov 7th, 2017

    Utilities

  • pRESTstars2.9k - Serve a RESTful API from any PostgreSQL database (Golang)
  • Resources

    Tutorials

  • postgresDBSamplesstars206 - A collection of sample postgres schemas
  • Language bindings

  • Lua: luapgsqlstars94
  • GUI

  • Metabase - Simple dashboards, charts and query tool for PostgreSQL.
  • Monitoring

  • opm.io - Open PostgreSQL Monitoring is a free software suite designed to help you manage your PostgreSQL servers. It can gather stats, display dashboards and send warnings when something goes wrong.
  • Sep 20th, 2017

    Extensions

  • pgMementostars275 - Provides an audit trail for your data inside a PostgreSQL database using triggers and server-side functions written in PL/pgSQL.
  • Sep 2nd, 2017

    Server

  • Postgres-XL - Scalable Open Source PostgreSQL-based Database Cluster.
  • Jul 5th, 2017

    Distributions

  • PostgreSql.Binaries.Litestars24 - Minimum set of Windows binaries of the PostgreSQL database. Also made available through NuGet.
  • Jul 4th, 2017

    GUI

  • Holistics - Online cross platform database management tool and SQL query reporting GUI with strong PostgreSQL support (Commercial Software).
  • Jun 6th, 2017

    Utilities

  • pg-formatterstars50 - A PostgreSQL SQL syntax beautifier (Node.js).
  • Apr 30th, 2017

    Resources

    Articles

  • Why use Postgres?
  • Apr 29th, 2017

    Resources

    Newsletters

  • Postgres Weekly - Weekly newsletter that contains articles, news, and repos relevant to PostgreSQL.
  • Apr 17th, 2017

    Language bindings

  • .Net/.Net Core: Npgsqlstars2.4k
  • Apr 6th, 2017

    Utilities

  • pg_migratestars24 - Manage PostgreSQL codebases and make VCS simple.
  • Mar 24th, 2017

    Monitoring

  • Instrumentalstars13 - Real-time performance monitoring, including pre-made graphs for ease of setup (Commercial Software)
  • Mar 5th, 2017

    Backups

  • pg_probackupstars437 – A fork of pg_arman, improved by @PostgresPro, supports incremental backups, backups from replica, multithreaded backup and restore, and anonymous backup without archive command.
  • Extensions

  • PG_Themisstars28 - Postgres binding as extension for crypto library Themis, providing various security services on PgSQL's side.
  • Mar 3rd, 2017

    Extensions

  • cyanaudit - Cyan Audit provides in-database logging of all DML activity on a column-by-column basis.
  • pgxn PostgreSQL Extension Network - central distribution point for many open-source PostgreSQL extensions
  • Utilities

  • apgdiff - Compares two database dump files and creates output with DDL statements that can be used to update old database schema to new one.
  • ZSONstars416 - PostgreSQL extension for transparent JSONB compression
  • Jan 27th, 2017

    High-Availability

  • SkyToolsstars247 - Replication tools, including PgQ, a queuing system, and Londiste, a replication system a bit simpler to manage than Slony.
  • Jan 12th, 2017

    Monitoring

  • pgbench - Run a benchmark test on PostgreSQL.
  • Nov 28th, 2016

    Resources

    Blogs

  • Planet PostgreSQL - Blog aggregation service for PostgreSQL.
  • Nov 15th, 2016

    Utilities

  • pglistendstars26 - A lightweight PostgresSQL LISTEN/NOTIFY daemon built on top of node-postgres.
  • Nov 8th, 2016

    High-Availability

  • Patronistars4.3k - Template for PostgreSQL HA with ZooKeeper or etcd.
  • Stolonstars3.4k - PostgreSQL HA based on Consul or etcd, with Kubernetes integration.
  • repmgrstars1.3k - Open-source tool suite to manage replication and failover in a cluster of PostgreSQL servers.
  • Backups

  • OmniPITRstars168 - Advanced WAL File Management Tools for PostgreSQL.
  • wal-estars3.3k - Simple Continuous Archiving for PostgreSQL to S3, Azure, or Swift by Heroku.
  • GUI

  • Adminer - Full-featured database management tool written in PHP.
  • DataGrip - IDE with advanced tool sets and good cross-platform experience (Commercial Software).
  • Datazenit - Web-based PostgreSQL GUI (Commercial Software).
  • JackDB - Web-based SQL query interface (Commercial Software).
  • Monitoring

  • check_pgactivitystars145 - check_pgactivity is designed to monitor PostgreSQL clusters from Nagios. It offers many options to measure and monitor useful performance metrics.
  • Check_postgresstars460 - Nagios check_postgres plugin for checking status of PostgreSQL databases.
  • libzbxpgsqlstars149 - Comprehensive PostgreSQL monitoring module for Zabbix.
  • Pomestars1.1k - Pome stands for PostgreSQL Metrics. Pome is a PostgreSQL Metrics Dashboard to keep track of the health of your database.
  • pg_viewstars454 - Open-source command-line tool that shows global system stats, per-partition information, memory stats and other information.
  • Extensions

  • cstore_fdwstars1.6k - Columnar store for analytics with PostgreSQL.
  • pglogicalstars527 - Extension that provides logical streaming replication.
  • pg_paxosstars299 - Basic implementation of Paxos and Paxos-based table replication for a cluster of PostgreSQL nodes.
  • pg_shardstars1.1k - Extension to scale out real-time reads and writes.
  • PGStrom - Extension to offload CPU intensive workloads to GPU.
  • plpgsql_checkstars356 - Extension that allows to check plpgsql source code.
  • PostGIS - Spatial and Geographic objects for PostgreSQL.
  • zomboDBstars3.7k - Extension that enables efficient full-text searching via the use of indexes backed by Elasticsearch.
  • Optimization

  • PgHerostars6.1k - PostgreSQL insights made easy.
  • Utilities

  • ERAlchemystars853 - ERAlchemy generates Entity Relation (ER) diagram from databases.
  • mysql-postgresql-converterstars1.2k - Lanyrd's MySQL to PostgreSQL conversion script.
  • ora2pg - Perl module to export an Oracle database schema to a PostgreSQL compatible schema.
  • pganalyze - PostgreSQL Performance Monitoring (Commercial Software).
  • pgCenterstars1.3k - Provides convenient interface to various statistics, management task, reloading services, viewing log files and canceling or terminating database backends.
  • pgclimbstars362 - Export data from PostgreSQL into different data formats.
  • pgfutterstars1.2k - Import CSV and JSON into PostgreSQL the easy way.
  • PGInsight - CLI tool to easily dig deep inside your PostgreSQL database.
  • pgloaderstars3.7k - Loads data into PostgreSQL using the COPY streaming protocol, and does so with separate threads for reading and writing data.
  • pgsyncstars2.1k - Tool to sync PostgreSQL data to your local machine.
  • postgresql-metricsstars543 - Tool that extracts and provides metrics for your PostgreSQL database.
  • yokestars1.4k - PostgreSQL high-availability cluster with auto-failover and automated cluster recovery.
  • Resources

    Tutorials

  • Backup and recover a PostgreSQL DB using wal-e - Tutorial about setting up continuous archiving in PostgreSQL using wal-e.
  • PG Casts - Free weekly PostgreSQL screencasts by Hashrocket.
  • Postgres Guide - Guide designed as an aid for beginners and experienced users to find specific tips and explore tools available within PostgreSQL.
  • PostgreSQL Exercises - Site to make it easy to learn PostgreSQL by doing exercises.
  • tutorialspoint PostgreSQL tutorial - Very extensive collection of tutorials on PostgreSQL
  • Resources

    Blogs

  • Craig Kerstiens PostgreSQL posts - Set of posts on PostgreSQL cool features, tips and tricks.
  • Database Soup - Josh Berkus' blog.
  • select * from depesz; - Hubert Lubaczewski's blog.
  • Oct 31st, 2016

    CLI

  • psql - The built-in PostgreSQL CLI client
  • High-Availability

  • BDRstars351 - BiDirectional Replication - a multimaster replication system for PostgreSQL
  • Utilities

  • pgcmpstars29 - Tool to compare database schemas, with capability to accept some persistent differences
  • Oct 14th, 2016

    Utilities

  • pgmigratestars504 - CLI tool to evolve schema migrations, developed by Yandex.
  • Oct 13th, 2016

    GUI

  • dbglass - Cross-platform desktop client for PostgreSQL, built with Electron.
  • Oct 6th, 2016

    Sep 13th, 2016

    Backups

  • pitrery - pitrery is a set of Bash scripts to manage Point In Time Recovery (PITR) backups for PostgreSQL.
  • Sep 7th, 2016

    Language bindings

  • Common Lisp: Postmodernstars296
  • Elixir: postgrexstars864
  • Rust: rust-postgresqlstars2.3k
  • Mar 11th, 2016

    Language bindings

  • PHP: Pomm, pecl/pqstars32
  • Jan 31st, 2016

    Language bindings

  • Java: PostgreSQL JDBC Driver
  • Nov 19th, 2015

    CLI

  • psql2csvstars160 - Run a query in psql and output the result as CSV
  • Aug 2nd, 2015

    CLI

  • pgclistars9.9k - Postgres CLI with autocompletion and syntax highlighting
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