Datacenters

What is a datacenter?

When database deployments are hosted by Compose, they can be assigned to any one of a number of datacenters. These map to cloud providers datacenters where the Compose infrastructure has been set up.

When deploying a database, users can select where their new deployment will be located. Compose runs hosted resources in various cloud platforms and locations. The combination of platform and location is referred to in the API as a datacenter.

What are the datacenter names?

As of writing these codes are:

API Name

Datacenter name and location

aws:ap-southeast-1

AWS (Asia-Pacific) Singapore

aws:eu-central-1

AWS (Europe) Frankfurt

aws:eu-west-1

AWS (Europe) Dublin

aws:us-east-1

AWS (USA) North Virginia

aws:us-west-2

AWS (USA) Oregon

gce:europe-west1

Google (Europe) Belgium

gce:us-east1

Google (USA) South Carolina

softlayer:london-02

Softlayer London

softlayer:sydney-1

Softlayer Sydney

softlayer:dallas-9

Softlayer Dallas

The latest version of this list is available through the /2016-07/datacenters API endpoint.


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