ScaleGrid vs. The Rest

Comprehensive MySQL™ hosting comparisons. See how we stack up against the rest.

wdt_ID Overview ScaleGrid Azure Database Amazon RDS DigitalOcean
15 Performance Benchmark See how ScaleGrid improves throughput across balanced workload scenarios - ScaleGrid performs up to 300% better. See results ScaleGrid performs up to 200% better. See results ScaleGrid performs up to 46% better. See results
16 Bring Your Own Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI) Deploy deployments of all sizes in your own AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI account AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI Azure only AWS only DigitalOcean only
17 MySQL™ Super User Access Keep full super user administrative control over your MySQL™ deployments Yes No No No
18 SSH Access To The Underlying Machine Keep root access to the underlying machines, and install custom software agents Yes No No No
19 Plugin Extension Support for MySQL™ Install custom plugins to accommodate your needs with no restrictions Yes No No No
20 Local SSD Disk Support on AWS or DigitalOcean Use local SSD disks for high disk read/write performance Yes No No No
21 On-Premise DBaaS Support Manage databases on-premise or in a private cloud Yes Enterprise On-Premise plans No No No
22 Single Console Management for Multiple Databases Support for MySQL™, PostgreSQL®, MongoDB®, and Redis® Yes MySQL™, PostgreSQL®, MongoDB®, Redis® Yes MySQL™, PostgreSQL®, Redis® Yes MySQL™, PostgreSQL® Yes MySQL™, PostgreSQL®, Redis®
23 Fully Customizable RAM, Disk Size & Instance Type Customize RAM, disk size, IOPS and instance type at any size for free Yes No Custom Azure instance types and premium disks not supported Yes No
24 Custom Read Replica Set Configurations Customize your replica set size as per your needs Coming soon No Yes With dynamic read replica creations Yes
25 MySQL™ Replication Technology Replication model for MySQL™ MySQL Asynchronous and Semi-synchronous Asynchronous Asynchronous & Custom Synchronous Asynchronous
wdt_ID Backup ScaleGrid Azure Database Amazon RDS DigitalOcean
27 Extra Cost for Backups Pay an additional per GB monthly fee for each backup No Free up to the limit of provisioned storage Free up to the limit of provisioned storage No
28 Custom Schedule For Backups Set a custom schedule to automatically backup your data Yes No Yes No
29 In-Place Restores Restore your data to the server from which it was backed up Yes No No No
30 Continuous Backup/Point-In-Time Recovery Restore data to any point in time in the recovery window Coming soon Yes Yes Yes
wdt_ID Security ScaleGrid Azure Database Amazon RDS DigitalOcean
32 Control Access With Security Groups Lock down access without having to deal with IP whitelists Yes No Yes No
33 Encryption at Rest Disk encryption to protect your stored data against potential attacks AWS & Azure Yes Yes Yes
wdt_ID Support ScaleGrid Azure Database Amazon RDS DigitalOcean
35 24x7 Support, 1 Hour Response SLA 24x7 support from database experts included free in your MySQL™ hosting plan Yes No Only basic support included free No
36 Performance Debugging Support & Proactive Monitoring Get help debugging performance issues stay proactive with customizable monitoring alerts Yes No No Limited
wdt_ID Monitoring & Management ScaleGrid Azure Database Amazon RDS DigitalOcean
38 Access to MySQL™ Server Logs Access up-to-date server logs Yes Once in 24 hours Yes Limited
39 Monitoring Console with OS & MySQL™ Metrics Access a detailed dashboard of all your OS MySQL™ metrics to monitor deployment performance Yes Limited, mainly at the OS level Limited, mainly at the OS level through Cloud-Watch Limited
40 On-Demand Slow Query Analysis Generate heatmaps of your slow queries and analyze problem queries across different time ranges Yes No No No
41 MySQL™ & InnoDB Performance Insights See how well your MySQL™ deployments are performing and your InnoDB storage engine Yes No No No
42 MySQL™ Configuration Management & Tuning Customize your MySQL™ configurations to automate your repetitive tasks Yes Yes Yes No


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