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Alternatives to Azure Database for PostgreSQL

Azure SQL Database, Azure Database for MySQL, Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL, Heroku Postgres, and Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL are the most popular alternatives and competitors to Azure Database for PostgreSQL.
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What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL and what are its top alternatives?

Azure Database for PostgreSQL provides a managed database service for app development and deployment that allows you to stand up a PostgreSQL database in minutes and scale on the fly – on the cloud you trust most.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL is a tool in the PostgreSQL as a Service category of a tech stack.

Top Alternatives to Azure Database for PostgreSQL

  • Azure SQL Database

    Azure SQL Database

    It is the intelligent, scalable, cloud database service that provides the broadest SQL Server engine compatibility and up to a 212% return on investment. It is a database service that can quickly and efficiently scale to meet demand, is automatically highly available, and supports a variety of third party software. ...

  • Azure Database for MySQL

    Azure Database for MySQL

    Azure Database for MySQL provides a managed database service for app development and deployment that allows you to stand up a MySQL database in minutes and scale on the fly – on the cloud you trust most. ...

  • Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL

    Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL

    Amazon RDS manages complex and time-consuming administrative tasks such as PostgreSQL software installation and upgrades, storage management, replication for high availability and back-ups for disaster recovery. With just a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can deploy a PostgreSQL database with automatically configured database parameters for optimal performance. Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL database instances can be provisioned with either standard storage or Provisioned IOPS storage. Once provisioned, you can scale from 10GB to 3TB of storage and from 1,000 IOPS to 30,000 IOPS. ...

  • Heroku Postgres

    Heroku Postgres

    Heroku Postgres provides a SQL database-as-a-service that lets you focus on building your application instead of messing around with database management. ...

  • Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL

    Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL

    Cloud SQL offers high performance, scalability, and convenience. Hosted on Google Cloud Platform, Cloud SQL provides a database infrastructure for applications running anywhere. ...

  • ElephantSQL

    ElephantSQL

    ElephantSQL hosts PostgreSQL on Amazon EC2 in multiple regions and availability zones. The servers are continuously transferring the Write-Ahead-Log (the transaction log) to S3 for maximum reliability. ...

  • Database Labs

    Database Labs

    We manage an optimized Postgres image. You focus on your core app, not on becoming a database administrator. ...

  • PaaS DB PostgreSQL

    PaaS DB PostgreSQL

    A simple product to get an operational database without any pain about server management, security settings and upgrading. We provide resources to instanciate your database (PostgreSQL 9.4). Our goal is to propose this service with an hourly billing. ...

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        I could spin up an Amazon EC2 instance and install PostgreSQL myself, review latest configuration best practices, sort Amazon EBS storage for data, set up a snapshot process etc.

        Alternatively I could use Amazon RDS, Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL or Heroku Postgres and have most of that work handled for me, by a team of world experts...

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        Tim Nolet
        Founder, Engineer & Dishwasher at Checkly · | 10 upvotes · 123.6K views

        PostgreSQL Heroku Heroku Postgres Node.js Knex.js

        Last week we rolled out a simple patch that decimated the response time of a Postgres query crucial to Checkly. It quite literally went from an average of ~100ms with peaks to 1 second to a steady 1ms to 10ms.

        However, that patch was just the last step of a longer journey:

        1. I looked at what API endpoints were using which queries and how their response time grew over time. Specifically the customer facing API endpoints that are directly responsible for rendering the first dashboard page of the product are crucial.

        2. I looked at the Heroku metrics such as those reported by heroku pg:outlier and cross references that with "slowest response time" statistics.

        3. I reproduced the production situation as best as possible on a local development machine and test my hypothesis that an composite index on a uuid field and a timestampz field would reduce response times.

        This method secured the victory and we rolled out a new index last week. Response times plummeted. Read the full story in the blog post.

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        Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL

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