ScaleGrid vs. Aiven

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See how ScaleGrid PostgreSQL compares against Aiven for PostgreSQL in database administrative features, backups, security, monitoring and management.

Overview

ScaleGridAiven

Bring Your Own Cloud (AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI)

Deploy clusters of all sizes in your own AWS and Azure account


AWS, Azure, GCP, OCI
Limited
Limited

PostgreSQL Super User Access

Keep full super user administrative control over your PostgreSQL clusters

YesNo

No

SSH Access To The Underlying Machine

Keep root access to the underlying machines, and install custom software agents

YesNo

No

Unlimited Extension Support for PostgreSQL

Install custom extensions as per your needs with no restrictions

Yes
Limited
Limited

Leverage Local SSD Disk on AWS or Azure

Use local SSD disks for high disk read/write performance

YesYes

Yes

On-Premise DBaaS Support

Manage databases on-premise or in a private cloud


Enterprise plans
No

No

Single Console Management for Multiple Databases

Support for MongoDB® Database, Redis™, MySQL and PostgreSQL

Yes

MongoDB® Database, Redis™, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Yes

Cassandra, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, InfluxDB, Grafana

Yes

Cassandra, Elasticsearch, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, InfluxDB, Grafana

Fully Customizable RAM, Disk Size & Instance Type

Customize RAM, disk size, IOPS and instance type at any size for free

YesNo
No

Custom Read Replica Set Configurations

Customize your replica set size as per your needs

YesYes
Yes

PostgreSQL Replication Technology

Replication model for PostgreSQL

Synchronous & Asynchronous
Synchronous & Asynchronous
Synchronous & Asynchronous

Performance Benchmark

See how ScaleGrid improves throughput across balanced workload scenarios

-
Coming soon
Coming soon

Backup

ScaleGridAiven

Extra Cost for Backups

Pay an additional per GB monthly fee for each backup

NoNo

No

Custom Schedule For Backups

Set a custom schedule to automatically backup your data

Yes No

No

Selective Restores

Restore only the needed files from a backup

Yes Yes
Yes

Continuous Backup/Point-In-Time Recovery

Restore data to any point in time in the recovery window

Coming soon
Yes
Yes

Security

ScaleGridAiven

Control Access With Security Groups

Lock down access without having to deal with IP whitelists


BYOC plans
No
No

Encryption at Rest

Disk encryption to protect your stored data against potential attacks

YesYes

Yes

Support

ScaleGridAiven

24x7 Support, 1 Hour Response SLA

24x7 support from database experts included free in your PostgreSQL hosting plan

Yes
Starts at $1,000/mo
Starts at $1,000/mo

Performance Debugging Support & Proactive Monitoring

Get help debugging performance issues stay proactive with customizable monitoring alerts

Yes
Limited
Limited

Monitoring & Management

ScaleGridAiven

Access to PostgreSQL Server Logs

Access up-to-date server logs

YesYes

Yes

Monitoring Console with OS & PostgreSQL Metrics

Access a detailed dashboard of all your OS PostgreSQL metrics to monitor cluster performance

Yes Yes

Yes

On-Demand Slow Query Analysis

Generate heatmaps of your slow queries and analyze problem queries across different time ranges

Yes No
No

PostgreSQL Configuration Management & Tuning

Customize your PostgreSQL configurations to automate your repetitive tasks

YesYes

Yes

PgBouncer Connection Pooling

Supoprt for the popular connection pooler, PgBouncer

Yes Yes

Yes

Aiven comparison based publicly available information as of 4/26/2021

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