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Do you host and install your Postgres on your own?

danielschnee profile image Daniel ・1 min read

I‘m curious if you host and install your Postgres Database on your own or if you use a Managed Service?

And if you are using a Managed one, please let us know which one.

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Lou — Cloud Engineer

I've never self-hosted, personally. Every time I've used AWS RDS.

If you're self hosting, the usual analysis would apply...

  • Do you have the necessary expertise to set it up?
  • Will you have the ongoing expertise to support it?

i.e what's the cost/trade-off's for you, and is it worth it.

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Daniel Author

Very interesting questions. Thanks.

There is another question coming up for me which weighs little bit more:

  • Can I find a German/European Provider for a Managed One which doesn’t conflict with GDPR?