Is there any gui for a postgres instance on flyio? I find it is extremely hard to test or otherwise interact with postgres instance on flyio.
We have an easy way for you to proxy your PG to a local port so you can use your own client like DBeaver (I like this one)
@lubien are you part of the flyio team? if so, do you plan to produce video tutorials on how to handle different situations when using flyio? or some sample cases of how to set up a small services using flyio? just as a reference, supabase has tons of materials publicly available on how to set up various projects and how supabase can be used in various ways, that makes it feel so easy and convenient.
I understand that you target different audiences and flyio is for more advanced projects that involve experienced software developers but still every time I decide to learn fly io and give it another try I get stuck in various possible ways.
Here is the instruction from the docs you have referenced in your reply
flyctl postgres connect -a <postgres-app-name>
It is not clear what is
<postgres-app-name>. Is it host name or what.
Here is the screenshot of my apps in the dashboard
How do I locate name of the project?
Any attempt to use names listed in the screenshot result in the message content of which is below
Error get app: Could not find App "still-dawn-4253.fly.dev"
We focus heavily on our docs and blog so I’m not aware if we are going to produce video content or focus on it anytime soon.
It is not clear what is . Is it host name or what.
It is the name of your app that contains the postgres db,
As for what you want:
In case you want a CLI, run:
flyctl postgres connect -a still-dawn-4253-db
If you want to proxy your app so you can use DBeaver or other clients:
flyctl proxy 5432 -a still-dawn-4253-db
This will proxy the database to
localhost:5432 so you can connect to it: