Servoy can connect to any type of database that supports JDBC connections.
In order to be able to start, the Servoy Application Server requires a connection to the Servoy Repository. When using existing databases, a valid connection to a properly configured Servoy Repository is required for the Servoy Application Server to be able to start.
When the installation of the PostgreSQL database engine is required, keep the Database option in the All-In-One installer checked.
After installing the Servoy Application Server, the following steps are required to remove the sample databases and connect the PostgreSQL engine to existing PostgreSQL databases:
Connect to the database using the commandline psql utility and drop the unwanted databases:
When not using the PostgreSQL database engine, the option can be unchecked in the installer. This will skip the installation of the PostgreSQL database engine, the repository database and the sample databases.
Since the Servoy Application Server requires at least one connection named 'repository_server' for the Servoy Repository, when unchecking the 'Database' option in the All-In-One installer, the installation of the Servoy Application Server will not be ready for use after finishing the All-In-One installer.
In order to get the Servoy Application Server ready for use the following steps are required: