Meet PGXMAN : The PostgreSQL Extension Manager

Could you drag and drop them into your project management workflow instead of manually updating and independently managing each Postgres extension? How awesome would that be? Well, that wish has come true with the introduction of PGXMAN.

Envision a world that only takes a few clicks or commands to install, update, and uninstall Postgres extensions. Searching the web for newer versions, managing dependencies, and manually updating is a thing of the past. With Pgxman handling all that, you can concentrate on creating incredible applications.

One of the most effective ways to enhance Postgres databases is with extensions. Dealing with wings can be challenging. You may thank PGXMAN for this. When installing and administering Postgres extensions, Pgxman is a lifesaver.

What is PGXMAN?

A Postgres extension package manager is Pgxman. Installing and updating extensions is a breeze with this. Managing dependencies between extensions is another benefit. For developers looking to include Postgres extensions in their applications, PGXMAN is a valuable tool.

PGXMAN: How Does It work?

To store extensions, PGXMAN uses a package repository. Each extension’s details, including its name, version, and dependencies, are stored in the package repository. Pgxman can use this information to install, update, and remove extensions.

Advantages of Utilizing Pgxman

Using PGXMAN has several advantages. Among the benefits are:

  • PGXMAN simplifies finding, installing, and updating extensions, making it easy to use.
  • PGXMAN can automatically handle extension dependencies.
  • Maintaining up-to-date extensions is a breeze with PGXMAN.
  • The PGXMAN community is strong and supportive, with many users and developers contributing to the project.

Getting started with Pgxman

The following command will install pgxman and get you started:

pip install pgxman

The following command will help you to add extensions using pgxman after it is installed:

pgxman install <extension-name>

By using the following command, you can also update extensions using pgxman:

pgxman update <extension-name>

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In summary

PGXMAN is a robust tool for managing Postgres extensions. A lot of work and time may be saved by using it, and it is straightforward to use. PGXMAN is really cool, and I recommend it to any developer working with Postgres extensions.

Dhanshree Shenwai is a Computer Science Engineer and has a good experience in FinTech companies covering Financial, Cards & Payments and Banking domain with keen interest in applications of AI. She is enthusiastic about exploring new technologies and advancements in today’s evolving world making everyone's life easy.

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