Experimenting with PostgreSQL in a Container

PostgreSQL is a popular Open Source relational database platform. It is available at https://www.postgresql.org, and it was designed as a better Ingres database. Across the last 30 years, it has improved and grown quite a bit. This was the first open source database Microsoft added to its Azure PaaS service, and many companies use PostrgeSQL.

At Redgate, I’ve been running into more and more companies that use multiple data stores, and PostgreSQL comes up as one of those. Recently I needed to run a project on PostgreSQL, and decided to use a container rather than installing anything. This article looks