PostgreSQL 1.0 is still in beta. Some documentation may be missing or out of date.
Getting Started with PostgreSQL¶
PostgreSQL is a powerful, open-source database that puts an emphasis on standards compliance. PostgreSQL's strong type-system make it a great fit with Swift, and it is the preferred database for use with Vapor.
You can use PostgreSQL with Vapor (or any server-side Swift framework) by either:
We recommend using the ORM since it does a lot of the hard work for you. Check out the respective guides to learn more.