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cheatsheet do
title 'PostgreSQL CLI'
docset_file_name 'PostgreSQL_CLI'
keyword 'postgres'
source_url 'http://cheat.kapeli.com'
category do
id 'Connecting to PostgreSQL'
entry do
command 'sudo -u postgres psql postgres'
name 'Change to Postgres user and open psql prompt'
end
entry do
command 'psql -d my_database -U my_username -W'
name 'Connect to `my_database` with role `my_username` and prompt for password. Requires md5 or password authentication.'
end
end
category do
id 'Working with Databases'
entry do
command '\c <database name>'
name 'Connect to a database'
end
entry do
command 'pg_dump <database name> > <outfile>'
name 'Backup a database'
end
entry do
command 'CREATE DATABASE demodb1;'
name 'Create a database'
end
entry do
command 'DROP DATABASE demodb1;'
name 'Drop a database'
end
end
category do
id 'List Information'
entry do
command '\l'
name 'List databases'
end
entry do
command '\du'
name 'List roles'
notes 'Think "describe users"'
end
entry do
command '\dt'
name 'List tables in a connected DB'
notes 'Think "describe tables"'
end
entry do
command '\df'
name 'List functions in a connected DB'
notes 'Think "describe functions"'
end
entry do
command '\df+'
name 'List functions and show info (e.g. functions owner and source) in a connected DB'
end
entry do
command '\d <tablename>'
name 'List columns on table'
end
end
category do
id 'Roles and Privileges'
entry do
command 'CREATE ROLE demorole1 WITH LOGIN ENCRYPTED PASSWORD \'password1\' CREATEDB;'
name 'Create role'
end
entry do
command 'ALTER ROLE demorole1 CREATEROLE CREATEDB REPLICATION SUPERUSER;'
name 'Alter role'
end
entry do
command 'DROP ROLE demorole1;'
name 'Drop role'
end
entry do
command 'GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON DATABASE demodb1 TO demorole1;'
name 'Grant privileges'
end
end
end