Database service

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The computing centre provides several instances of the database system called Postgres for use in scientific projects.

The computing centre handles

  • Installation and maintenance of the used infrastructure (computer, operating system) as well as the database installation
  • Administration of the database instance
  • Backup and Restore
  • Instructions on usage

The following systems are available:

Database hosting: MySQL, Ingres, Postgres

The computing centre provides several instances of the object-relational open source database system Postgres (
Postgis ( is a popular extension of the Postgres database system with geographical object types and functions.