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Using Prisma With PostgreSQL (Let's Build a Node API!)

Published on May 6, 2021 · Updated on June 2, 2021
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By Chris Sev
Sr Developer Advocate
Using Prisma With PostgreSQL (Let's Build a Node API!)


About the Talk

Connecting and grabbing data from our databases is always a difficult task. We will use Prisma — an open source Node.js and TypeScript ORM — to model, connect to, grab data, and view our database contents.

What You’ll Learn

  • How to model a database schema
  • How to CRUD on a database
  • How to view contents of a database

This Talk Is Designed For

Developers that want to connect to their database more easily. Prisma will make database connections easy.


  • Knowledge of connecting to databases
  • Basic knowledge of databases


Chris Sev, Senior Developer Advocate, DigitalOcean Ryan Chenkie, Developer Advocate, Prisma


Prisma.io [Docs] Set up Prisma [Quickstart] DigitalOcean Managed Databases [Docs]

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About the authors
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Chris Sev


Sr Developer Advocate

Founder of scotch.io. Slapping the keyboard until good things happen.

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