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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
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Pros of ElephantSQL
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    Superb customer service, and ready to go out of the box
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    Fastest, most effective support desk I've ever seen
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    They suck
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    Monitoring
  • 1
    Geospatial support
  • 1
    Easy setup
  • 1
    Easy backup

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What is Database Labs?

We manage an optimized Postgres image. You focus on your core app, not on becoming a database administrator.

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.

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      What are some alternatives to Database Labs and ElephantSQL?
      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.
      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.
      Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL
      With Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL, you can spend less time on your database operations and more time on your applications.
      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.
      Crunchy Bridge
      It is a fully-managed database as a service. It takes care of backups, high availability, monitoring. Additionally, it is multi-cloud supporting AWS and Azure and comes with PL/Python3u and PL/R for more powerful work.
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