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Time to First Byte (TTFB) and Load time across different locations. Lower is better.

DB Query Time
DB Query Time
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DE flageu-central-1
GB flageu-west-2
FR flageu-west-3
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IT flageu-south-1
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Serverless Database features

Compare the features of the Serverless Database to help you choose the right one for your needs.


Infrastructure, Underlying technology

Cloud Infrastructure, database system and underlying egine

AWS infrastructure

Supabase infrastructure, PostgreSQL, S3 compatible storage object

Serverless Support

Serverless and Edge computing support


@aws-sdk/client-dynamodb, native support for Vercel Edge, Cloudflare Workers

Deno Edge Function

Edge Functions

Serverless functions that run closer to the user, reducing latency and improving performance.

Runs over HTTPS protocol, compatible with Edge runtimes.Native multi-regional edge support. You can define regions for each table

Supabase infrastructure

Developer Experience

Database type



Data model

Databases store data in models, such as Relational, Columnar or Document based

key-value, NoSQL

Relational, SQL


Command Line Interface tools that allow developers to perform tasks and manage the tool via the command line.

AWS CLI tools


Languages, APIs

The languages supporting the database and API interface for inter-process communication

Supported by majority of languages including Node.js, Python, Java, Go, C#, C++

TypeScript, JavaScript, supabase-js SDK, Flutter, React Native, React

Query language

Supported query language such as SQL, MQL, PartiQL,

PartiQL (JSON like syntax)

SQL, PostgreSQL

ACID compliant

ACID is a set of properties of database transactions intended to guarantee data validity despite errors, power failures, and other mishaps
ACID compliant
ACID compliant


Support for self-hosted Database instance
Doesn't have support, Only for local development
Docker support


Point-in-time recovery (PITR) provides continuous backups of your DynamoDB table data. When enabled, DynamoDB maintains incremental backups of your table for the last 35 days until you explicitly turn it off.

Daily basis (Included in Free tier), PITR for paid users

Security & Compliance Offerings


Service Organization Control 2 compliance for managing customer data.

Multi-factor authentication

Support of the cloud-histed database for multi-factor authentication


Cryptographic security at rest and on transportation level

All your data in DynamoDB is encrypted in transit, HTTPS, TLS

AES 256 Encryption, TLS v1.2


Monitoring and analytics

Log retention

Query log retention usually keeps lofs of operations for debugging and replication purposes

AWS CloudTrail for operation logs

By default disabled, can be enabled with pgAudit extension


Tools and APIs for analysing and monitoring of Database performance

Amazon CloudWatch to monitor performance metrics

Web dashboard, provides Prometheus-compatible metrics endpoints to gather health insights


Replication and Partitioning

"Global tables", Multi-region replication

read replicas in early preview