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DigitalOcean PostgreSQL Hosting

Easily deploy a fully managed PostgreSQL database instance on DigitalOcean in minutes.

Why Choose ScaleGrid over DigitalOcean Managed Databases?

See all our features and discover why ScaleGrid is a better choice for PostgreSQL database hosting and managed databases.


94% Higher Throughput

In benchmarks, ScaleGrid achieves 94% higher throughput vs. DigitalOcean’s Managed Databases on average for balanced workloads.

30% More Storage

ScaleGrid features 30% more storage in the DBaaS plans compared to the competition.


Superuser Access

ScaleGrid provides root access for Bring Your Own Cloud users who require advanced configuration and customization for their Postgres managed databases.


Full Extension Support

ScaleGrid offers support to custom extensions for PostgreSQL. Use existing extensions or deploy custom extensions to configure for your specific deployment and scenario.

Reduced Costs for Database Administration

Looking to reduce your PostgreSQL database hosting costs? DigitalOcean Droplet (cloud VMs) instances are extremely cost-effective, averaging 28% less expensive than AWS and 26% less than Azure. ScaleGrid’s fully managed database hosting saves you on average 122% on your monthly AWS hosting costs and 140% on Azure.


Fastest Performance

ScaleGrid PostgreSQL provides 68% higher throughput for write-intensive workloads and 94% higher data throughput for balanced workloads on average compared to DigitalOcean Managed Databases for Postgres – at the same cost.

Locally Attached SSD

Access high performance, locally attached, solid state drives. An SSD disk provides considerable performance advantages optimized for your database infrastructure, both in the form of higher data throughput and lower latency compared to other cloud providers such as AWS or Azure.


Whats Included?

Explore the powerful features and resources of ScaleGrid’s MySQL management tools available:

Affordable Pricing on DigitalOcean

Simple pricing for your PostgreSQL deployment needs:




Deploy PostgreSQL on a Dedicated standalone instance.


Replica Set


Deploy PostgreSQL on a Dedicated high availability replica set.

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Deploy your PostgreSQL database in any DigitalOcean Region

MySQL hosting globally available on DigitalOcean:


  • New York City – NYC1
  • New York City – NYC2
  • New York City – NYC3
  • Toronto – TOR1
  • San Francisco – SFO1
  • San Francisco – SFO2
  • San Francisco – SFO3


  • Amsterdam – AMS2
  • Amsterdam – AMS3
  • London – LON1
  • Frankfurt – FRA1

Asia Pacific

  • Singapore – SGP1
  • Bangalore – BLR1

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PostgreSQL DigitalOcean FAQ

PostgreSQL is one of the worlds fastest growing open source databases among developers that is commonly deployed on popular developer-friendly cloud vendor, DigitalOcean, to host organizations application data in the cloud.

Scalegrid allows developers of all levels to easily and simply create a worry-free, scalable high-performance database cluster. Find your Postgres Digital Ocean database connection string on the Overview tab of your deployment in the ScaleGrid console for JDBC, ODBC, PHP, Python, Ruby and Node.js. Learn more

Scale your Postgres configured infrastructure at ScaleGrid in just a few clicks. Find the Scale button on your Overview page, select your new data plan size, and click Scale to automate the scale operation. Learn more

You can import your data into your new Postgres deployment from a remote server using the import tool, or using the command line tool. Check out our documentation for a detailed example or contact our support team if you need further assistance.

From the Overview tab of your database cluster deployment you can create on-demand backups or customize your data backups’ schedule. More information on how to save and manage your databases. Learn more

Get your time back and save some money along the way with fully managed PostgreSQL DigitalOcean in the cloud. Plans start at just $10/month, try free for 30-days.

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