Heroku Postgres vs Oracle: What are the differences?
What is Heroku Postgres? Heroku's Database-as-a-Service. Based on the most powerful open-source database, PostgreSQL. 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 Oracle? An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism. Oracle Database is an RDBMS. An RDBMS that implements object-oriented features such as user-defined types, inheritance, and polymorphism is called an object-relational database management system (ORDBMS). Oracle Database has extended the relational model to an object-relational model, making it possible to store complex business models in a relational database.
Heroku Postgres belongs to "PostgreSQL as a Service" category of the tech stack, while Oracle can be primarily classified under "Databases".
"Easy to setup" is the top reason why over 27 developers like Heroku Postgres, while over 36 developers mention "Reliable" as the leading cause for choosing Oracle.
MIT, Bodybuilding.com, and Seat Pagine Gialle are some of the popular companies that use Oracle, whereas Heroku Postgres is used by Open Humans, PullReview, and Churn Buster. Oracle has a broader approval, being mentioned in 106 company stacks & 87 developers stacks; compared to Heroku Postgres, which is listed in 74 company stacks and 38 developer stacks.
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