Welcome to DBaaS Unmasked! 👋

We developed this site to help you better navigate the prices and capabilities of modern DBaaS services such as Amazon RDS, Amazon Aurora, Azure, and Google Cloud.

It is a fast and easy way to realize how much you pay for software and convenience when you use DBaaS. Find out how much money you can save by installing free open-source databases like MySQL, MariaDB or PostgreSQL yourself on cloud services like Amazon EC2.

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You can save $152.064 (163%) a month on each instance
EC2 t3.2xlarge $0.3328 per hour $239.616 per month
RDS db.t3.2xlarge $0.544 per hour $391.68 per month
You save $0.2112 (163%) per hour $152.064 per month
Cheapest EC2 t3.2xlarge in the US West (Oregon). Look at the chart by region
Chart by instance type
2x different price of EC2 and RDS on average
Chart by location
The same instances can cost 60% more in different regions
Observe the detailed features of the instance types