Muhammad El-SerganiCommercial and Operations Director at SygmaTel, BlaBla Connect, KnowMe Solutions
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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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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 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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