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?
9 developers on StackShare have stated that they use ElephantSQL.
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 8 tools that integrate with ElephantSQL.
Pros of ElephantSQL
- 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 Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to ElephantSQL?
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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.
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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.
Azure Database for PostgreSQL
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.