ScaleGrid vs. Azure Database PostgreSQL

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See how ScaleGrid PostgreSQL stacks up against Azure Database for PostgreSQL in database administrative features, backups, security, monitoring and management.

Overview

ScaleGridAzure Database

Performance Benchmark

See how ScaleGrid improves throughput across balanced workload scenarios

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Coming soon

No

Coming soon

Bring Your Own Cloud (AWS and Azure)

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

BYOC onlyAzure only
No

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

YesNo
No

Leverage Local SSD Disk on AWS or Azure

Use local SSD disks for high disk read/write performance

YesNo
No

On-Premise DBaaS Support

Manage databases on-premise or in a private cloud

Enterprise plansNo
No

Single Console Management for Multiple Databases

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

Yes

MongoDB® Database, Redis™, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Yes

Redis™, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Yes

Redis™, MySQL, PostgreSQL

Fully Customizable RAM, Disk Size & Instance Type

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

YesNo

Custom Azure instance types and premium disks not supported

No

Custom Azure instance types and premium disks not supported

Custom Read Replica Set Configurations

Customize your replica set size as per your needs

Coming soonNo
No

PostgreSQL Replication Technology

Replication model for PostgreSQL

Synchronous & Asynchronous

No
No

Backup

ScaleGridAzure Database

Extra Cost for Backups

Pay an additional per GB monthly fee for each backup

No

Free up to the limit of provisioned storage

No

Free up to the limit of provisioned storage

Custom Schedule For Backups

Set a custom schedule to automatically backup your data

YesNo
No

Selective Restores

Restore only the needed files from a backup

YesNo
No

Continuous Backup/Point-In-Time Recovery

Restore data to any point in time in the recovery window

Coming soonYes
Yes

Security

ScaleGridAzure Database

Control Access With Security Groups

Lock down access without having to deal with IP whitelists

BYOC plansYes
Yes

Encryption at Rest

Disk encryption to protect your stored data against potential attacks

YesYes
Yes

Support

ScaleGridAzure Database

24x7 Support, 1 Hour Response SLA

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

YesNo
No

Performance Debugging Support & Proactive Monitoring

Get help debugging performance issues stay proactive with customizable monitoring alerts

YesNo
No

Monitoring & Management

ScaleGridAzure Database

Access to PostgreSQL Server Logs

Access up-to-date server logs

Yes

Once in 24 hours

No

Once in 24 hours

Monitoring Console with OS & PostgreSQL Metrics

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

Yes

Limited, mainly at the OS level

No

Limited, mainly at the OS level

On-Demand Slow Query Analysis

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

YesNo
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

YesNo
No

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