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