A dedicated plan gives you a PostgreSQL server hosted in a cloud provider specified by you. All servers are continuously monitored for availability and performance. You will always have the option to create multiple databases and users on a dedicated plan.
Some fault tolerance can be added to your dedicated setup, by having an online backup with streaming replication from your master. The follower can be located in another region or even at a different cloud provider. Your cluster is monitored by redundant monitors that handle automatic failover if the master would go down.
A shared plan in ElephantSQL gives you a single deployed PostgreSQL database with automatically configured database parameters, hosted in a cloud provider specified by you. A shared plan is recommended for hobby projects and development since the database server serves multiple tenants.
All servers are continuously monitored for availability and performance. Most often we detect and address issues before they become a problem.
Automated backups (pg_dump) are performed every day. Full server backups (base backup) are performed once a week, rolling WAL backups are performed every second minute.
All instances have access to ElephantSQL Web Browser, which is great for simple inspection and for test queries.
ElephantSQL is available in a growing set of IaaSes. This allows you to easily move and distribute your data across the globe.
All plans are billed by the second, so you can try out even the largest instance types for mere pennies. Billing occurs at the end of each month, and you're only charged for the time an instance has been available to you.
We answer emails (email@example.com) 24/7 and for larger plans, we also provide phone support. Please email us if you need help to get started or if you want to setup a call to discuss how ElephantSQL can support your business.
We support multiple data centers and regions. Dedicated plans are available in all regions listed below.
* Regions marked with an asterisk are regions that are also available for our shared instances, Tiny Turtle and Pretty Panda.
AP-NorthEast-1 (Tokyo) *
EU-West-1 (Ireland) *
SA-East-1 (Sao Paulo)
US-East-1 (Northern Virginia) *
US-East-2 (Ohio) *
US-West-1 (Northern California) *
AMS01 - Amsterdam, Western Europe
DAL05 - Dallas, Central United States *
DAL06 - Dallas, Central United States
HKG02 - Hong Kong, Asia
HOU02 - Houston, Central United States
LON02 - London, Western Europe *
MEL01 - Melbourne 1, Australia
SEA01 - Seattle, West Coast United States
SJC01 - San Jose, West Coast United States
SNG01 - Singapore, Southeast Asia
TOR01 - Toronto 1, Canada
WDC01 - Washington DC, East Coast United States
US Central *
Central US *
East US 2
North Central US
North Central US
South Central US
West Central US
West Europe *
West US 2