LKBEN11190: Howto find the exact PostgreSQL version you are running


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LKB | Created: 02/04/2020 | Version: 0 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG


Symptom

You are using postgres sql and need the version

Cause

none

Solution

You just just use the following sql statement:

SELECT version();

The output will look like:


                                             version
-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
 PostgreSQL 8.3.11 on x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, compiled by GCC gcc-4.3.real (Debian 4.3.2-1.1) 4.3.2


In MS SQL (TSQL) you can use the following sql statement:

SELECT @@VERSION;

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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