How to install PostgreSQL 12 on Mac OS with brew

Install PostgreSQL 12 on Mac OS X with brew

install PostgreSQL 12 on Mac


PostgreSQL 12 has been released on 3rd October. So you can use this post to easily install PostgreSQL 12 on mac using brew.

PostgreSQL is a powerful, open-source object-relational database system. The core of the PostgreSQL object-relational database management system is available in several sources and binary formats.

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1. Brew Tap

Firstly we need to tap brew for postgresql version 12.

brew tap petere/postgresql

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2. Install Postgresql 12

Now you can search for available postgresql packages using the following command

brew search postgresql

It will list all the available postgresql packages.

Now you can use the following command to install the PostgreSQL 12.

brew install petere/postgresql/postgresql@12

Now postgresql database is set up and you can log in and create a new user and password.

If you got some issues installing postgresql on mac please feel free to comment below.

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1 Comment Posted

  1. I am getting older server name postgreSQL 10 in pgadmin , i have installed version 12 for postgres tried with brew as well but it shows older version and i am not able to create server as well.

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