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Temporary Tables

Create a temporary table in Postgres like so

create temp table posts (

This table (and its data) will only last for the duration of the session. It is created on a schema specific to temporary tables. It is also worth noting that it won't be autovacuumed, so this must be done manually as necessary.

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