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Find out what your peers are saying about Google Cloud SQL vs. Oracle Database as a Service and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
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Pros
"Its most valuable feature is that it's scalable. I can start off with a base of a lot of data and move as much as I want and it's the same as if asked to do a lot of infrastructure changes.""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.""Ease of management and the ability to oversee the statistics of your SQL."

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"If the solution is installed in your environment correctly, you are not going to have any issues whatsoever. It's problem-free.""My impression of the scalability of Oracle Database as a Service is very high.""The most valuable feature is the integration into other Oracle applications."

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Cons
"Google's technical support is good, but they tend to never reopen a case and to send us snippets from the publicly available documentation. It's not as helpful as you would expect, not just for Google Cloud SQL but for all of Google Cloud products.""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 certification exam and understand it better. Currently, we don't have much documentation. We do the labs for 20 or 25 minutes, but we can't capture and download anything.""Google Cloud SQL still needs better connectivity to outside, existing data sources."

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"The initial setup is complex. This is not a really easy solution. It is very large, so it's hard to install, but it's not impossible.""One of the things that I have noticed is that there are some services that will give you a hard time during implementation if you are looking at the documentation of Oracle. Sometimes the documentation information is quite limited. It's an aspect of the solution they could improve.""The licensing model is complicated and should be simplified."

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"The pricing is a little bit expensive."

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Questions from the Community
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.
Top Answer: Google BigQuery is good for high performance. Oracle Database as Service is more reliable.  Google BigQuery comes with Scalable BigQuery ML for machine learning model development and… more »
Ranking
3rd
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4,135
Comparisons
3,338
Reviews
3
Average Words per Review
507
Rating
9.3
5th
Views
2,269
Comparisons
1,808
Reviews
2
Average Words per Review
407
Rating
9.0
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Also Known As
Oracle DBaaS, Oracle Database Cloud
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Overview
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.
Oracle Database Cloud Service combines the power of Oracle Database, with the unique capabilities of the Oracle Cloud. The service provides a secure, automated data management platform that leverages on demand Oracle Cloud Infrastructure services via a simple web based user interface and RESTful API. Oracle Database Cloud Service provides elastic database services for development, test, and production environments of custom and packaged online transaction processing (OLTP), data warehousing, and mixed workload applications. It enables businesses to reap all Oracle Platform as a Service (PaaS) benefits including subscriptionbased, self-service access to reliable, scalable, and elastic cloud environments and accelerates time to value by simplifying the provisioning and administration of Oracle databases.
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Sample Customers
BeDataDriven, CodeFutures, Daffodil, GenieConnect, KiSSFLOW, LiveHive, SulAm_rica, Zync
Solution-Soft, DX Marketing, Suredell and Partners, Frontiers, SettleOurEstate.com, Demand Analysis Ltd, endlich IT & Projekt Service OHG
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company27%
Comms Service Provider24%
Financial Services Firm8%
Media Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company42%
Comms Service Provider13%
Media Company7%
Financial Services Firm6%
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REVIEWERS
Small Business44%
Midsize Enterprise25%
Large Enterprise31%
Find out what your peers are saying about Google Cloud SQL vs. Oracle Database as a Service and other solutions. Updated: November 2021.
553,954 professionals have used our research since 2012.

Google Cloud SQL is ranked 3rd in Database as a Service with 3 reviews while Oracle Database as a Service is ranked 5th in Database as a Service with 3 reviews. Google Cloud SQL is rated 9.4, while Oracle Database as a Service is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Google Cloud SQL writes "Scalable and cost effective solution for data analysis". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Database as a Service writes "Scalable with good analysis and diagnosis functionality". Google Cloud SQL is most compared with SQL Azure, Amazon RDS, Google Cloud Spanner and MongoDB Atlas, whereas Oracle Database as a Service is most compared with Amazon RDS, SQL Azure, Google Cloud Spanner and MongoDB Atlas. See our Google Cloud SQL vs. Oracle Database as a Service report.

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