PostgreSQL as a Service

What is 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.

ElephantSQL is a tool in the PostgreSQL as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who Uses ElephantSQL?

ElephantSQL integrates with

Amazon EC2, Heroku, Google Compute Engine, SoftLayer, and Pivotal Web Services (PWS) are some of the popular tools that integrate with ElephantSQL. Here's a list of all 7 tools that integrate with ElephantSQL.

Why people like ElephantSQL

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use ElephantSQL.



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ElephantSQL's Features

  • Continuous backup to S3
  • Automatic failover
  • 24/7 monitoring
  • Extenstions- HStore, Full Text search, Crypto and many more.
  • Latest version- ElephantSQL always boosts the latest stable version of PostgreSQL.

ElephantSQL's alternatives

  • Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL - Set up, operate, and scale PostgreSQL deployments in the cloud
  • Heroku Postgres - Heroku's Database-as-a-Service. Based on the most powerful open-source database, PostgreSQL
  • Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL - Fully-managed database service- set up, maintain, manage, and administer your relational PostgreSQL databases in the cloud
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Managed PostgreSQL database service for app developers
  • Database Labs - Deploy a cloud Postgres server in 1 minute.

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