Ubuntu 16.04 - Install PostgreSQL 10
Postgresql 10 has been out for a while now. One of the features that was added that I'm pretty keen on is better support for parallel queries which is worth migrating away from MySQL for.
Copy, paste and execute the commands below:
echo 'deb http://apt.postgresql.org/pub/repos/apt/ xenial-pgdg main' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/pgdg.list
wget --quiet -O - https://www.postgresql.org/media/keys/ACCC4CF8.asc | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install postgresql-10 -y
If you want to check what version of PostgreSQL you are now running, use the following command:
sudo -u postgres psql postgres -c 'SELECT version()' | grep PostgreSQL
After having installed PostgreSQL, you probably want to spend a bit of time configuring it (passwords etc).
First published: 16th August 2018