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Python Django Basics What a View! Running the Server

Raza Haider
Raza Haider
7,611 Points

How to use postgres sql

As shown in the video sqlite 3 is default, Is there a way to make postgres sql default ?

1 Answer

Viktor Panasyuk
Viktor Panasyuk
3,535 Points

You should change settings.py, especially this line - DATABASES = {...}

More here:



"When connecting to other database backends, such as MySQL, Oracle, or PostgreSQL, additional connection parameters will be required. See the ENGINE setting below on how to specify other database types. This example is for PostgreSQL:

DATABASES = { 'default': { 'ENGINE': 'django.db.backends.postgresql', 'NAME': 'mydatabase', 'USER': 'mydatabaseuser', 'PASSWORD': 'mypassword', 'HOST': '', 'PORT': '5432', } }"