Managing services

ProvenDB services are created and managed using the web interface at In the Getting started guide, we showed you how to create your first service.

The services dashboard also allows you to delete or stop a service. To stop a running service,

Pausing a service suspends all the provenDB services without removing any of your data. For a paid service, this would reduce your billing costs. Of course, free users might not worry about this, but it sure helps us out :-). To stop a service simply click the "pause" icon on the services dashboard at


Once paused, a service can be restarted or deleted:


Deleting a service permanently disables these services and removes all your data. You should not do this unless you have backed up your data (see Exporting your data ).

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