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What is 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.

What is 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.

What is 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.
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        What are some alternatives to Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL, Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL, and Heroku Postgres?
        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.
        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
        We manage an optimized Postgres image. You focus on your core app, not on becoming a database administrator.
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        Amazon DynamoDB
        Amazon DynamoDB
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        Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL

        We use Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL because RDS and Amazon DynamoDB are two distinct database systems. DynamoDB is NoSQL DB whereas RDS is a relational database on the cloud. The pricing will mainly differ in the type of application you are using and your requirements. For some applications, both DynamoDB and RDS, can serve well, for some it might not. I do not think DynamoDB is cheaper. Right now we are helping Companies in Silicon Valley and in Southern California go SERVERLESS - drastically lowering costs if you are interested in hearing how we go about it.

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        Amazon EC2
        Amazon EC2

        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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        PSESD uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

        Stores the admin database for the SRX apps - includes an audit log, error tracking, and SRX admin message log.

        Will also store PRS rules when refactor is complete.

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        Tim Lucas uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

        Rock solid transactional storage of user, purchase and course activity data. During development database dumps were easy to create and download locally for testing.

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        datapile uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

        We use heroku PostgreSQL databases for testing alongside our sandboxed application(s) in heroku.

        Extremely simple, practically a one-click setup.

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        Hunt Norment uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

        4 years of experience using Heroku Postgres for data storage and management.

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        Kyle Fretwell uses Heroku PostgresHeroku Postgres

        Created several tables for users, brands, deals, campaigns, and tracking.

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        Mark Walle uses Amazon RDS for PostgreSQLAmazon RDS for PostgreSQL

        Using PostGIS to serve GeoJSON data for the Leaflet front-end.

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        Tinkhaven uses Amazon RDS for PostgreSQLAmazon RDS for PostgreSQL

        Main relational DB engine

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        Solcast uses Amazon RDS for PostgreSQLAmazon RDS for PostgreSQL

        Store and query data

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