TurnKey PostgreSQL

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TurnKey PostgreSQL is an easy to use, lightweight, installable live CD of PostgreSQL that can run on real hardware in addition to most types of virtual machines. It is designed to provide users with a pre-integrated, turn-key operating system environment that is carefully built from the ground up with the minimum components needed to run PostgreSQL with maximum usability, efficiency, and security.

TurnKey PostgreSQL is part of TurnKey Linux, a third-party opensource project that aims to develop high-quality software appliances that are easy to use, easy to deploy, and free. The project's motto is "everything that can be easy, should be easy!"

Feature highlights

  • SSL support out of the box
  • PHPPgAdmin administration front-end for PostgreSQL
  • auto-updated daily with the latest security patches
  • easy to use configuration console and web management interface
  • minimal footprint - includes only minimum components needed
  • packaged as installable Live CD that runs on real machines and most types of virtual machines (e.g., VMWare, VirtualBox)
  • based on Ubuntu 8.04.2 Hardy LTS
  • PostGIS support

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