Database Labs vs ElephantSQL: What are the differences?
Database Labs: Deploy a cloud Postgres server in 1 minute. We manage an optimized Postgres image. You focus on your core app, not on becoming a database administrator; ElephantSQL: PostgreSQL as a Service. 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 and ElephantSQL belong to "PostgreSQL as a Service" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Database Labs are:
- Provision in Minutes
- Zero Management
- Continuous Backups
On the other hand, ElephantSQL provides the following key features:
- Continuous backup to S3
- Automatic failover
- 24/7 monitoring