Database Labs vs Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL

Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Database Labs

8
17
+ 1
2
Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL

125
89
+ 1
0
Add tool

Database Labs vs Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL? Fully-managed database service- set up, maintain, manage, and administer your relational PostgreSQL databases in the cloud. Cloud SQL offers high performance, scalability, and convenience. Hosted on Google Cloud Platform, Cloud SQL provides a database infrastructure for applications running anywhere.

Database Labs and Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL can be categorized as "PostgreSQL as a Service" tools.

Advice on Database Labs and Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL

Considering moving part of our PostgreSQL database infrastructure to the cloud, however, not quite sure between AWS, Heroku, Azure and Google cloud. Things to consider: The main reason is for backing up and centralize all our data in the cloud. With that in mind the main elements are: -Pricing for storage. -Small team. -No need for high throughput. -Support for docker swarm and Kubernetes.

See more
Replies (2)
David Weinberg

Good balance between easy to manage, pricing, docs and features.

See more
Max Musing
Founder & CEO at BaseDash · | 1 upvotes · 22.9K views

DigitalOcean's offering is pretty solid. Easy to scale, great UI, automatic daily backups, decent pricing.

See more
Get Advice from developers at your company using Private StackShare. Sign up for Private StackShare.
Learn More
Pros of Database Labs
Pros of Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL
  • 1
    Superb customer service, and ready to go out of the box
  • 1
    Fastest, most effective support desk I've ever seen
    Be the first to leave a pro

    Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions

    What is Database Labs?

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

    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.

    Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

    What companies use Database Labs?
    What companies use Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL?
      No companies found
      See which teams inside your own company are using Database Labs or Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL.
      Sign up for Private StackShareLearn More

      Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions

      What tools integrate with Database Labs?
      What tools integrate with Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL?
        No integrations found

        Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions

        What are some alternatives to Database Labs and Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL?
        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.
        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.
        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.
        See all alternatives