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 Postgres. You can also manually use these variables however you like.
This example requires that you run with
You can find examples that use the Postgres plugin at github.com/railwayapp/examples.