PostgreSQL alternatives and similar modules
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This repo is a monorepo which contains the core pg module as well as a handful of related modules.
Each package in this repo should have its own readme more focused on how to develop/contribute. For overall documentation on the project and the related modules managed by this repo please see:
:star: Documentation :star:
- Connection pooling
- Extensible JS ↔ PostgreSQL data-type coercion
- Supported PostgreSQL features
- Parameterized queries
- Named statements with query plan caching
- Async notifications with
- Bulk import & export with
COPY TO/COPY FROM
node-postgres is by design pretty light on abstractions. These are some handy modules we've been using over the years to complete the picture. The entire list can be found on our wiki.
node-postgres is free software. If you encounter a bug with the library please open an issue on the GitHub repo. If you have questions unanswered by the documentation please open an issue pointing out how the documentation was unclear & I will do my best to make it better!
When you open an issue please provide:
- version of Node
- version of Postgres
- smallest possible snippet of code to reproduce the problem
You can also follow me @briancarlson if that's your thing. I try to always announce noteworthy changes & developments with node-postgres on Twitter.
node-postgres's continued development has been made possible in part by generous finanical support from the community and these featured sponsors:
If you or your company are benefiting from node-postgres and would like to help keep the project financially sustainable please consider supporting its development.
I will happily accept your pull request if it:
- has tests
- looks reasonable
- does not break backwards compatibility
If your change involves breaking backwards compatibility please please point that out in the pull request & we can discuss & plan when and how to release it and what type of documentation or communication it will require.
Setting up for local development
- Clone the repo
- From your workspace root run
yarn lerna bootstrap
- Ensure you have a PostgreSQL instance running with SSL enabled and an empty database for tests
- Ensure you have the proper environment variables configured for connecting to the instance
yarn testto run all the tests
Troubleshooting and FAQ
The causes and solutions to common errors can be found among the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
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