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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."

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Top Answer: I found its storage and security to be the most valuable. It was a good experience. It is also very stable and scalable, and its support is perfect.
Top Answer: I am yet to explore a lot of features that are present in this solution. However, it would be good if more documentation is available for this solution. This would help us in preparing for the… more »
Top Answer: I am using it for database purposes. I am learning it to prepare for my certification. I have done a few big uploads, which I have removed later on.
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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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Comms Service Provider23%
Media Company7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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Google Cloud Spanner is ranked 6th in Database as a Service while Google Cloud SQL is ranked 2nd in Database as a Service with 4 reviews. Google Cloud Spanner is rated 0.0, while Google Cloud SQL is rated 9.2. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Google Cloud SQL writes "Scalable and cost effective solution for data analysis". Google Cloud Spanner is most compared with Amazon RDS, Oracle Database as a Service, SQL Azure and Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer, whereas Google Cloud SQL is most compared with SQL Azure, Amazon RDS, Oracle Database as a Service and MongoDB Atlas.

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