Compare Google Cloud SQL vs. Oracle Database as a Service

Google Cloud SQL is ranked 3rd in Database as a Service with 1 review while Oracle Database as a Service which is ranked 1st in Database as a Service with 5 reviews. Google Cloud SQL is rated 9.0, while Oracle Database as a Service is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Google Cloud SQL writes "The pricing, compared to other solutions, was an important factor in choosing this product". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Database as a Service writes "One of the benefits is the ability to use solutions you're familiar with and leverage the cloud. ". Google Cloud SQL is most compared with Google Cloud Spanner, Amazon RDS and SQL Azure, whereas Oracle Database as a Service is most compared with SQL Azure, Amazon RDS and Google Cloud SQL.
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Pros
The setup was straightforward. Just a couple of clicks, and we were done.My suggestion to anyone thinking about this solution is to jump into it head-first!

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Improves client satisfaction by decreasing their problems.Not only does it provide a mature, reliable solution for DR. It also helps if application owners need to look into data which is a couple of hours old, using Flashback Database on the standby database.Data Guard is the best solution for Disaster Recovery.The Oracle Multitenant feature of 12c is awesome. This feature enables us to consolidate disparate databases under one container database and eases manageability of the databases. It also allows us to scale.

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The most vulnerable problem with Google SQL is that while you can customize your access control list, it provides you with a public IP address.

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I would like to see a better dashboard for the storage. It need to be more complete overall.My favorite option – Multitenant – should be available for some pluggable databases in all editions, without any fee.An 8GB download for software is far too big. Nowadays it should be possible to simply use RPM packages on Linux/Unix.Some bugs could be fixed. There have been some internal software bugs, just like any other newly released software. These bugs gets fixed by patch updates from Oracle on regular basis.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
The pricing is very much an important factor as to why we use this solution.

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The licensing is a nightmare. Tons of options which need to be licensed individually, and no real offering for VMware or other Hypervisors.There should be a standard way to license the database in a virtual environment (e.g. VMware) and there should be a low-end version (like Standard Edition One) again.

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8.8
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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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