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Postgres initialization with Python. contains two script , 1. Postgres db config , 2. db connector
[postgresql]
host=localhost
database=my_db
user=postgres
password=postgres
def config(filename='database.ini', section='postgresql'):
# create a parser
parser = ConfigParser()
# read config file
parser.read(filename)
# get section, default to postgresql
db = {}
if parser.has_section(section):
params = parser.items(section)
for param in params:
db[param[0]] = param[1]
else:
raise Exception('Section {0} not found in the {1} file'.format(section, filename))
return db
def connect():
""" Connect to the PostgreSQL database server """
conn = None
try:
# read connection parameters
params = config()
# connect to the PostgreSQL server
print('Connecting to the PostgreSQL database...')
conn = psycopg2.connect(**params)
# create a cursor
cur = conn.cursor()
# execute a statement
print('PostgreSQL database version:')
cur.execute('SELECT version()')
# display the PostgreSQL database server version
db_version = cur.fetchone()
print(db_version)
# close the communication with the PostgreSQL
cur.close()
except (Exception, psycopg2.DatabaseError) as error:
print(error)
finally:
if conn is not None:
conn.close()
print('Database connection closed.')
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