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Supabase
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PlanetScale

Timings

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

Location
Supabase
DB Query Time
Load
PlanetScale
DB Query Time
Load
US flagus-west-1
US flagus-east-1
CA flagca-central-1
BR flagsa-east-1
DE flageu-central-1
GB flageu-west-2
FR flageu-west-3
SE flageu-north-1
IT flageu-south-1
ZA flagaf-south-1
SG flagap-southeast-1
JP flagap-northeast-1
HK flagap-east-1
AU flagap-southeast-2
KR flagap-northeast-2

Serverless Database features

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

FeatureSupabasePlanetScale

Infrastructure, Underlying technology

Cloud Infrastructure, database system and underlying egine

Supabase infrastructure, PostgreSQL, S3 compatible storage object

MySQL, Vitess, GCP, AWS

Serverless Support

Serverless and Edge computing support

API

Deno Edge Function

uses HTTP connection, JavaScript Driver

Edge Functions

Support for Edge Functions
Supabase infrastructure
Cloudflare Workers, Vercel Edge Functions, Netlify Edge Functions

Developer Experience

Database type

OLTP

OLTP

Data model

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

Relational, SQL

Relational, SQL

CLI

supabase

pscale

Languages, APIs

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

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

Any package/driver supporting MySQL, Prisma, Node.js, Go, Django, C#

Query language

Supported query language such as SQL, MQL, PartiQL,

SQL, PostgreSQL

SQL, MySQL variation

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

Self-hosting

Support for self-hosted Database instance
Docker support
Only Enterprise Plan members, AWS, GCP

Backups

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

Daily basis (Included in Free tier), Scheduled backups ($0.023 per GB per month)

Security & Compliance Offerings

SOC2

Multi-factor authentication

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

Encryption

Cryptographic security at rest and on transportation level

AES 256 Encryption, TLS v1.2

AES Encription, TLS v1.3

SSO

Monitoring and analytics

Log retention

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

By default disabled, can be enabled with pgAudit extension

Based on plan, Unlimited for Enterprise

Statistics

Tools and APIs for analysing and monitoring of Database performance

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

Web based dashboard, read/write ratio

Scalability

Replication and Partitioning

read replicas in early preview

Database can be deployed on AWS, GCP supported regions (GDPR compliant)