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What is ElephantSQL? PostgreSQL as a Service. ElephantSQL hosts PostgreSQL on Amazon EC2 in multiple regions and availability zones. The servers are continuously transferring the Write-Ahead-Log (the transaction log) to S3 for maximum reliability.

What is Sequelize? Easy-to-use multi sql dialect ORM for Node.js & io.js. Sequelize is a promise-based ORM for Node.js and io.js. It supports the dialects PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite and MSSQL and features solid transaction support, relations, read replication and more.

ElephantSQL can be classified as a tool in the "PostgreSQL as a Service" category, while Sequelize is grouped under "Object Relational Mapper (ORM)".

Sequelize is an open source tool with 18.9K GitHub stars and 2.99K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Sequelize's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of ElephantSQL
Pros of Sequelize
  • 10
    They suck
  • 1
    Monitoring
  • 1
    Geospatial support
  • 1
    Easy setup
  • 1
    Easy backup
  • 39
    Good ORM for node.js
  • 28
    Easy setup
  • 18
    Support MySQL & MariaDB, PostgreSQL, MSSQL, Sqlite
  • 13
    Open source
  • 12
    Free
  • 11
    Promise Based
  • 4
    Recommend for mongoose users
  • 2
    Typescript
  • 2
    Atrocious documentation, buggy, issues closed by bots

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Cons of ElephantSQL
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      Docs are awful
    • 9
      Relations can be confusing

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    What is ElephantSQL?

    ElephantSQL hosts PostgreSQL on Amazon EC2 in multiple regions and availability zones. The servers are continuously transferring the Write-Ahead-Log (the transaction log) to S3 for maximum reliability.

    What is Sequelize?

    Sequelize is a promise-based ORM for Node.js and io.js. It supports the dialects PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, SQLite and MSSQL and features solid transaction support, relations, read replication and more.

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    What are some alternatives to ElephantSQL and Sequelize?
    Heroku
    Heroku is a cloud application platform – a new way of building and deploying web apps. Heroku lets app developers spend 100% of their time on their application code, not managing servers, deployment, ongoing operations, or scaling.
    Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL
    Amazon RDS manages complex and time-consuming administrative tasks such as PostgreSQL software installation and upgrades, storage management, replication for high availability and back-ups for disaster recovery. With just a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, you can deploy a PostgreSQL database with automatically configured database parameters for optimal performance. Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL database instances can be provisioned with either standard storage or Provisioned IOPS storage. Once provisioned, you can scale from 10GB to 3TB of storage and from 1,000 IOPS to 30,000 IOPS.
    Heroku Postgres
    Heroku Postgres provides a SQL database-as-a-service that lets you focus on building your application instead of messing around with database management.
    Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL
    With Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL, you can spend less time on your database operations and more time on your applications.
    Azure Database for PostgreSQL
    Azure Database for PostgreSQL provides a managed database service for app development and deployment that allows you to stand up a PostgreSQL database in minutes and scale on the fly – on the cloud you trust most.
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