CSV Import through PGAdmin Not working, alternate options?


We wish to import data in a table from a csv. The copy command fails as super user permissions are not there. I have raised a ticket. But the issue is not resolved yet.

Are there any easy tools or any other options by which this can be executed? Copy data in a csv nia table.


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Bobby Iliev
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April 26, 2022


Indeed, uploading a file directly to a managed database is quite likely not going to work with the default permissions.

What I could suggest is to use a script to do the import. For example, you could use the following Python script to do the import:

import pandas as pd

df = pd.read_csv('/path/to/your.csv')
df.columns = [c.lower() for c in df.columns] # PostgreSQL doesn't like capitals or spaces

from sqlalchemy import create_engine
engine = create_engine('postgresql://username:password@localhost:5432/dbname')

df.to_sql("my_table_name", engine)

Make sure to change the connection string and the table name.