Managed PostgreSQL

Instaclustr provides a fully managed, enterprise-grade service for PostgreSQL—hosted on AWS, Azure, GCP, or on-premise. 

We customize and optimize the configuration of your cluster so you can focus on building innovative applications instead of managing your data infrastructure. 

Features of Managed PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is the world’s leading object-relational database system. Extensible and flexible, it can be used for a wide range of use cases in virtually any environment.

Instaclustr’s fully hosted and managed service for 100% open source PostgreSQL is the best way to run PostgreSQL in the cloud or on-premises. We can provide you with a production-ready PostgreSQL cluster backed by 24×7 support in just minutes. Get started with our Managed PostgreSQL solution so you can stop worrying about PostgreSQL and instead focus on the rest of your application stack. 

We offer flexible hosting options and comprehensive management including deployment, configuration, ongoing maintenance, upgrades, monitoring, and support. All you need to do is use PostgreSQL.

We have a deep bench of PostgreSQL operators with over 15 years of experience. Your Managed PostgreSQL contract will come with 24x7x365 support included at no extra charge. 

You’ll receive prompt and definitive technical support from our expert staff based around the globe and who are capable of resolving virtually any issue.

We collect and monitor hundreds of different metrics from every node we manage, so we can proactively oversee your cluster and you get easy access to the PostgreSQL metrics needed to effectively maintain your application.

Instaclustr’s REST Provisioning API allows you to create, view, and delete clusters, among other critical tasks related to provisioning. 

Our REST Monitoring API allows you to view long-term cluster health indicators, application status, reads/writes per second, CPU utilization, disk utilization, and other valuable metrics for tracking the health and performance of your cluster.

Your PostgreSQL deployment will come with common and trusted extensions to help you make the most of this powerful database technology.

We support both Run In Your Own Account (RIYOA) and Run In Instaclustr’s Account (RIIA) for Managed PostgreSQL in the cloud.

Instaclustr exclusively offers open source technologies. We’ll never lock you in with painful license fees or complicated contracts for proprietary technologies or features.

Our Managed PostgreSQL service is licensed under the PostgreSQL License, a liberal open source license.

Read more about our Open Source Commitment.

Benefits of Managed PostgreSQL

PostgreSQL is a powerful and highly extensible database technology, but it is difficult to manage day in and day out in an enterprise environment. Instaclustr Managed PostgreSQL helps you configure, deploy, and manage PostgreSQL with ease. By offloading managing your PostgreSQL database, you can boost security and reduce costs over the long term. Allow us to be the experts of your open source infrastructure so you can focus on other areas of innovation.

PostgreSQL has a unique feature among databases. This feature allows you to extend the database functionality itself using functions. The administrator can create operators, data types, conversions, and just about anything else that exists in the database.

PostgreSQL has the unique ability to install the language of your choice for internal functions.

PostgreSQL is both vertically and horizontally scalable. PostgreSQL is hardware-agnostic, and vertical scalability is achieved through solid mathematical algorithm choices in the query engine and efficient management of the memory and file system blocks. PostgreSQL can be scaled horizontally to ensure availability, through replication and separate geo-locations

PostgreSQL is a highly concurrent database system. To distinguish between users and provide concurrent services, PostgreSQL uses Multi-Version Concurrency control. This method of managing concurrency keeps a copy of every row in the database which has ever existed, thus providing a consistent view of the data to each connection/observer.

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Application DBA Support

We know how complicated PostgreSQL application logic can be, that’s why we offer pre-purchasable hours for one of our PostgreSQL expert DBAs to help diagnose and correct issues with your application code running in PostgreSQL, including stored procedures, triggers, indexes, or complex queries.