Improving PostgreSQL Content with pgcli

pgcli is a drastically improved version of the standard PostgreSQL command prompt that is included by default in the PostgreSQL stack on Next Tech.

Here's what pgcli looks like in action:

Source: pgcli.com

To get started, simply follow the getting started guide on the pgcli website. Some of the things to consider are:

  • What database to connect mycli to.

  • Whether or not to make pgcli a terminal start command.

  • Whether or not to load a starting database.