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Supabase: nine months of building.

Supabase is an open source Firebase alternative. We're building the features of Firebase using enterprise-grade open source tools.

We've been building for 9 months now, are we're getting even closer to Beta. This is also available as a blog post and a video demo.

Add users

You can now add users manually from your dashboard.

This image shows how to invite a new user directly from the dashboard.

User admin

You can also perform admin functions on existing users - send password reset emails, magic links, and delete users.

This image shows how to delete a user directly from the dashboard

Even more powerful SQL Editor

Last month we announced an improved SQL Editor, and this month we've taken it even further. The SQL Editor is now a full Monaco editor, like you'd find in VS Code. Build your database directly from the browser.

This image shows our improved SQL Editor

Status page

We added a Status Page which tracks the uptime and latency of the Supabase platform.

This image shows our new status page


  • We completed a security audit by DigitalXRAID.
  • Email confirmations now enabled by default for signups.
  • Updated Benchmarking Suite to include more realistic workloads, on various different servers (results published soon).
  • You can now set/edit/remove Foreign Keys via the table editor.


We had a crazy month during Hacktoberfest. In case you missed it, here are some of the highlights:

If you want to keep up to date, make sure you subscribe to our YouTube channel or follow us on Twitter.

Coming next

Look out for a big announcement on December 3rd. We'll also be presenting in the Open Core Summit on the 16th of December.

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Top comments (6)

faraazahmad profile image
Syed Faraaz Ahmad

This is awesome! I'd heard about supanase a while ago and thought "hmm that seems cool" and then forgot about it. I'm so glad you're using postgres instead of some new noSQL stuff no one's heard of.

All the best!

kiwicopple profile image

Thanks @faraazahmad , we're very bullish on Postgres (and relational databases).

Let us know if you end up building anything with Supabase!

peachp profile image

After 12 years of working with relational DBs and comparing it to noSQL etc. for a few years, I can tell nothing beats relational. I used to work with huge ERP systems (over 10,000 tables) and just know that for serious projects you ultimately need a good old relational DB.

We have a small bespoke ERP system for our wedding agency, with the backend currently built on Airtable + Postgres + Koa.js and Sequelize, which I hope to replace with supabase. Let's see.

P.S.: I've sent you an email ( Just wanted to make sure you get it, as I recently had issues with my emails going to spam.


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kiwicopple profile image

I responded to the email - so let me know if you didn't receive it yet

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peachp profile image

Got it, thanks!

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Bob Bass • Edited

Hell yeah!
Supabase raises serious money