PostgreSQL elephant

ElephantSQL PostgreSQL as a Service

The most advanced open-source database, hosted in the cloud.

As a full-featured, open-source relational DBMS (RDBMS), PostgreSQL boasts many characteristics designed to support high-transaction, mission-critical applications.


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. PostgreSQL does always prioritize data consistency so even in the worst kind of crash your data is safe.


ElephantSQL's servers are hosted in Amazon EC2 datacenters on high performance instances. Server configurations are always tweaked for maximum performance and reliability.

Configuration free

We do all the hard work with setting up, configure and tweak your database.


Use all of the powerful extensions available in PostgreSQL such as HStore, Full Text search, Crypto and many more.

Maintenance free

You never have to think about security, backups or configuration for your databases again.

Latest version

ElephantSQL always boasts the latest stable version of PostgreSQL. You never have to wait for new exiting PostgreSQL features again.