Compare Google Cloud SQL vs. Google Cloud Spanner

Google Cloud Spanner is ranked 6th in Database as a Service while Google Cloud SQL is ranked 3rd in Database as a Service with 2 reviews. Google Cloud Spanner is rated 0, while Google Cloud SQL is rated 9.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Google Cloud SQL writes "Easy to use, efficient, simple, and user-friendly". Google Cloud Spanner is most compared with Google Cloud SQL, Amazon RDS and Oracle Database as a Service, whereas Google Cloud SQL is most compared with Google Cloud Spanner, SQL Azure and Amazon RDS.
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It's really cheap. It wouldn't be more than, I believe it's around 50 euro per month for running a cloud SQL.The pricing is very much an important factor as to why we use this solution.

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9.0
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Cloud Spanner is the first and only relational database service that is both strongly consistent and horizontally scalable. With Cloud Spanner you enjoy all the traditional benefits of a relational database: ACID transactions, relational schemas (and schema changes without downtime), SQL queries, high performance, and high availability. But unlike any other relational database service, Cloud Spanner scales horizontally, to hundreds or thousands of servers, so it can handle the highest of transactional workloads. With automatic scaling, synchronous data replication, and node redundancy, Cloud Spanner delivers up to 99.999% (five 9s) of availability for your mission critical applications. In fact, Google’s internal Spanner service has been handling millions of queries per second from many Google services for years.

Google Cloud SQL is a fully-managed database service that makes it easy to set up, maintain, manage, and administer your relational PostgreSQL and MySQL databases in the cloud. Google Cloud SQL offers high performance, scalability, and convenience. Hosted on Google Cloud Platform, Cloud SQL provides a database infrastructure for applications running anywhere.
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