Heroku Postgres seems like a nice service, that eases the pain of database management. Personally I have no experience in managing DB clusters, so that's why I like the service very much. However, I was wondering if anyone could provide some experiences with the service, and if the steep price is worth it.
Let's assume I have a Fugu instance with
3.75GB of RAM, that would cost me
400 USD per month. How can I justify a price difference of
340 USD / 666% to a self hosted Postgres instance on a SSD backed VPS with
4GB of RAM on ramnode that would cost me