The Railway PostgreSQL plugin allows you to provision and connect to a PostgreSQL database with zero configuration.
When you run
railway run in a project with the Postgres plugin installed, we inject several environment variables.
Many libraries will automatically look for the
DATABASE_URL variable and use
it to connect to PostgreSQL. You can also manually use these variables however you
The Postgres plugin uses the postgis/postgis:13-3.1 docker image.
All PostgreSQL containers have the PostGIS family of extensions installed. However, you must enable PostGIS in every database you want to use it.
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