Heroku Postgres vs. ElephantSQL vs. Database Labs

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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.

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.

What is Database Labs?

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


Why do developers choose Heroku Postgres?
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Why do developers choose ElephantSQL?
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Why do developers choose Database Labs?
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What are the cons of using Heroku Postgres?
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What are the cons of using ElephantSQL?
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What are the cons of using Database Labs?
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How much does Heroku Postgres cost?
How much does ElephantSQL cost?
ElephantSQL Pricing
How much does Database Labs cost?
Database Labs Pricing


What companies use Heroku Postgres?
68 companies on StackShare use Heroku Postgres
What companies use ElephantSQL?
0 companies on StackShare use ElephantSQL
What companies use Database Labs?
0 companies on StackShare use Database Labs


What tools integrate with Heroku Postgres?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Heroku Postgres
What tools integrate with ElephantSQL?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with ElephantSQL
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Heroku Postgres, ElephantSQL, and Database Labs?

  • Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL - Set up, operate, and scale PostgreSQL deployments in the cloud
  • Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL - Fully-managed database service- set up, maintain, manage, and administer your relational PostgreSQL databases in the cloud
  • Azure Database for PostgreSQL - Managed PostgreSQL database service for app developers

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