Graphical administration tools are often requested by system administrators.
PostgreSQL has a range of tool options. The two most popular options are as follows:
We're going to describe pgAdmin3 in more detail here because it is installed by default with the PostgreSQL Windows installer. That most likely makes it the most popular interface, even though many people choose to use server software running on Linux or variants.
pgAdmin3 is a client application that sends and receives SQL to PostgreSQL, displaying the results for you to browse. One pgAdmin client can access many PostgreSQL servers, and a PostgreSQL server can be accessed by many pgAdmin clients.
pgAdmin3 is usually named ...