The pg-harness package
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This is a REST service for conveniently creating temporary PostgreSQL databases. It is intended for use from tests.
Simply install, update the configuration INI file to suit your setup, and run as a system service (e.g. via systemd, upstart or similar) -- see the @SETUP.txt@ file for details on what is required of the database setup.
Once the service is running you can do a HTTP POST to it to create a temporary database. For example,
> $ curl -d '' http://localhost:8900 > pg-harness-test:pg-harness-pass@db:5432/temp_ba36rk6rqvs92wbofk55sz5k3pcl0u74x
The response indicates that the temporary database "@temp_ba36rk6rqvs92wbofk55sz5k3pcl0u74x@" has been created on the database server "@db@" (port 5432) and made available to the user "@pg-harness-test@" using the password "@pg-harness-pass@".
The database will automatically be destroyed after a configurable duration, though any temporary databases that have not been destroyed when the service is stopped will stay around.
__NOTE__: No attempt has been made to prevent DoS attacks, so you should __NOT__ run this on any network facing the public Internet. It is only meant for development LANs which are firewalled off.
|Versions||0.1.0, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.2.0, 0.2.1|
|Change log||None available|
|Dependencies||async (>=188.8.131.52 && <3), base (==4.*), ini (==0.2.*), postgresql-simple (>=0.4.2 && <0.5), random (==1.0.*), scotty (>=0.7.0 && <0.8), text (>=1.1.0 && <2), transformers (>=0.4.1 && <0.5) [details]|
|Copyright||Copyright (c) 2014 Bardur Arantsson|
|Category||Database Testing Web|
|Uploaded||Thu Dec 4 16:42:46 UTC 2014 by BardurArantsson|
- pg-harness-0.1.1.tar.gz [browse] (Cabal source package)
- Package description (included in the package)
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