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II. PostgreSQL Client Applications

This is reference information for Postgres client applications and utilities.

Table of Contents
createdb -- Create a new Postgres database
createuser -- Create a new Postgres user
dropdb -- Remove an existing Postgres database
dropuser -- Drops (removes) a Postgres user
ecpg --  Embedded SQL C preprocessor
pgaccess -- PostgreSQL graphical client
pgadmin --  Postgres database management and design tool for Windows 95/98/NT
pg_config -- Provides information about the installed version of PostgreSQL
pg_dump --  Extract a Postgres database into a script file or other archive file
pg_dumpall -- Extract all databases into a script file
pg_restore --  Restore a Postgres database from an archive file created by pg_dump
psql --  Postgres interactive terminal
pgtclsh --  PostgreSQL Tcl shell client
pgtksh --  PostgreSQL Tcl/Tk shell client
vacuumdb -- Clean and analyze a Postgres database

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