Heroku Postgres vs. ElephantSQL

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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.

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Why do developers choose Heroku Postgres?
Why do you like Heroku Postgres?

Why do developers choose ElephantSQL?
Why do you like ElephantSQL?


What are the cons of using Heroku Postgres?
Downsides of Heroku Postgres?

What are the cons of using ElephantSQL?
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Downsides of ElephantSQL?


How much does Heroku Postgres cost?
How much does ElephantSQL cost?
ElephantSQL Pricing


What companies use Heroku Postgres?
112 companies on StackShare use Heroku Postgres
What companies use ElephantSQL?
0 companies on StackShare use ElephantSQL


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

What are some alternatives to Heroku Postgres and ElephantSQL?

  • 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
  • Database Labs - Deploy a cloud Postgres server in 1 minute.

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