Heroku Postgres vs Heroku Redis: What are the differences?
What is Heroku Postgres? Heroku's Database-as-a-Service. Based on the most powerful open-source database, PostgreSQL. Heroku Postgres provides a SQL database-as-a-service that lets you focus on building your application instead of messing around with database management.
What is Heroku Redis? Reliable and powerful Redis as a service. Heroku Redis is an in-memory key-value data store, run by Heroku, that is provisioned and managed as an add-on. Heroku Redis is accessible from any language with a Redis driver, including all languages and frameworks supported by Heroku.
Heroku Postgres belongs to "PostgreSQL as a Service" category of the tech stack, while Heroku Redis can be primarily classified under "Redis Hosting".
Luckycycle, FarmLogs, and Watsi are some of the popular companies that use Heroku Postgres, whereas Heroku Redis is used by Big Interview, Organize, and Singu. Heroku Postgres has a broader approval, being mentioned in 74 company stacks & 39 developers stacks; compared to Heroku Redis, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 15 developer stacks.
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