Setting up PostGIS on GCP

OK, so here we are, in the midst of COVID-19. What a great time to start a new project and learn a new skill. I’m focusing on developing a bit of my golang chops and the Google Cloud Platform knowledge to see if we can use these as our primary backends for teaching and research needs at work.

Setting up Postgresql on mac

This is rather quick and easy to do. On MacOS, make sure you have Homebrew installed and then follow those instructions. For me, it took a few additional steps because I was installing it on a new mac mini (in the home office).