If you’re a business owner or IT manager, you know how important it is to have a reliable, scalable, and secure database management system. But managing a database can be a complex and time-consuming task, and not all businesses have the expertise or resources to do it in-house. That’s where EDB’s BigAnimal comes in — a fully managed Postgres cloud database that makes it easy for businesses to access the power of Postgres without the hassle of managing it themselves.
What is BigAnimal?
BigAnimal is a cloud DBaaS (Database-as-a-Service) offering from EDB, the leading provider of Postgres software and services. It is a fully managed Postgres database that runs on AWS (Amazon Web Services), providing businesses with a secure, scalable, and high-performance database solution that requires no hardware or software installation or maintenance.
BigAnimal is designed to provide businesses with the power of Postgres, without the hassle of managing it themselves. It includes all the features and functionality of Postgres, including SQL support, ACID compliance, and advanced data types, as well as additional features such as automatic backups, automatic failover, and real-time monitoring.
Advantages of BigAnimal
There are several advantages of using BigAnimal for your business’s database needs, including:
- Scalability: BigAnimal is designed to scale your business. It can handle large volumes of data and can scale up or down as needed to meet your changing needs.
- Security: BigAnimal is built on top of AWS, one of the most secure cloud computing platforms available. It includes advanced security features such as encryption, access controls, and network isolation, ensuring that your data is always protected.
- Reliability: BigAnimal is a fully managed service, which means that EDB takes care of all the maintenance and management tasks. This ensures that your database is always up and running, with minimal downtime.
- Performance: BigAnimal is designed for high performance, with low latency and high throughput. It includes advanced caching and indexing features, as well as automatic tuning, to ensure that your database is always performing at its best.
- Cost-effectiveness: BigAnimal is a cost-effective solution for businesses of all sizes. It eliminates the need for hardware and software installation and maintenance and provides predictable pricing based on usage.
How does BigAnimal work?
BigAnimal is a fully managed cloud database that is hosted on AWS. When you sign up for BigAnimal, EDB takes care of all the setup and configuration tasks, including creating the database, setting up automatic backups and failover, and configuring security and access controls.
Once your database is up and running, you can access it using any SQL client or programming language that supports Postgres. You can also use EDB’s web-based management console to monitor your database in real-time, view performance metrics, and manage backups and failovers.
BigAnimal is designed to be flexible and customizable, with a range of configuration options available to meet your specific needs. You can choose from a range of instance types and storage options, as well as configure advanced features such as caching, indexing, and replication.
Why choose BigAnimal?
BigAnimal is a powerful, reliable, and cost-effective solution for businesses of all sizes. It provides all the features and functionality of Postgres, with the added benefit of being fully managed by EDB. With BigAnimal, you can focus on running your business, while EDB takes care of your database management needs.
If you’re looking for a scalable, secure, and high-performance database solution that is easy to use and cost-effective, BigAnimal is the perfect choice. With EDB’s expertise and support, you can be sure that your database is always up and running, with minimal downtime and maximum performance
EDB is a leading provider of open source-based data management software and services. With a rich history in the open-source community, EDB has been at the forefront of advocating for the adoption of open-source databases in the enterprise. EDB offers a comprehensive portfolio of open source-based solutions, including EDB Postgres, a powerful and reliable open-source relational database management system, and EDB Ark, a fully integrated database-as-a-service platform. EDB’s solutions are trusted by organizations worldwide, spanning across industries such as finance, healthcare, government, and more. With a strong commitment to innovation, customer success, and community collaboration, EDB is driving the adoption of open-source databases and empowering businesses to harness the full potential of their data.
This article was originally published on our company blog.