PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is an open source, object-relational database built with a focus on extensibility, data integrity, and speed. Its concurrency support makes it fully ACID-compliant, and it supports dynamic loading and catalog-driven operations to let users customize its data types, functions, and more.


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Latest Updates

13 October 2022

  • When creating a new Kubernetes cluster, you can add a free database operator (now in beta), which allows you to automatically link new databases to your cluster. For more details, see our guide.

26 August 2022

27 June 2022

  • In order to improve security, DigitalOcean no longer accepts TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 connections. This includes connections to www.digitalocean.com, cloud.digitalocean.com, and api.digitalocean.com.

For more information, see all PostgreSQL release notes.