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Google Cloud SQL

Store and manage data using a fully-managed, relational MySQL database
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What is Google Cloud SQL?

MySQL databases deployed in the cloud without a fuss. Google Cloud Platform provides you with powerful databases that run fast, don鈥檛 run out of space and give your application the redundant, reliable storage it needs.
Google Cloud SQL is a tool in the SQL Database as a Service category of a tech stack.

Who uses Google Cloud SQL?

Companies
144 companies reportedly use Google Cloud SQL in their tech stacks, including HENNGE, Accounting Platform, and inato-app.

Developers
222 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Google Cloud SQL.

Google Cloud SQL Integrations

Google App Maker, Stitch, Google Cloud Deployment Manager, CanvasJS , and Xplenty are some of the popular tools that integrate with Google Cloud SQL. Here's a list of all 9 tools that integrate with Google Cloud SQL.
Private Decisions at about Google Cloud SQL

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by members of with Google Cloud SQL in their tech stack.

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Triet Bui Minh
Triet Bui Minh
Android Tech Lead at CodeStringers | 5 upvotes 6.5K views

I want to develop a mobile app with Cloud Firestore as backend. It's good until I realize need to implement FullTextSearch, and Firestore doesn't support it natively. Although they advise to use Algolia but at this time I'm not willing to pay for it.

Therefore, I'm thinking about using the built-in tool from Google Cloud. Since this app is online-only, the offline & sync are not a top priority, so how about use Google Cloud SQL? Or, do you recommend any stack for me? Thanks for your advice.

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Public Decisions about Google Cloud SQL

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Google Cloud SQL in their tech stack.

Ido Shamun
Ido Shamun
at The Elegant Monkeys | 5 upvotes 18.8K views

As far as the backend goes, we first had to decide which database will power most of Daily services. Considering relational databases vs document datbases, we decided that the relational model is a better fit for Daily as we have a lot of connections between the different entities. At the time MySQL was the only service available on Google Cloud SQL so this was out choice. In terms of #backend development Node.js powers most of our services, thanks to its amazing ecosystem there are a lot of modules publicly available to shorten the development time. Go is for the light services which are all about performance and delivering quickly the response, such as our redirector service.

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Triet Bui Minh
Triet Bui Minh
Android Tech Lead at CodeStringers | 5 upvotes 6.5K views

I want to develop a mobile app with Cloud Firestore as backend. It's good until I realize need to implement FullTextSearch, and Firestore doesn't support it natively. Although they advise to use Algolia but at this time I'm not willing to pay for it.

Therefore, I'm thinking about using the built-in tool from Google Cloud. Since this app is online-only, the offline & sync are not a top priority, so how about use Google Cloud SQL? Or, do you recommend any stack for me? Thanks for your advice.

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Google Cloud SQL's Features

  • Familiar Infrastructure
  • Flexible Charging
  • Security, Availability, Durability
  • Easier Migration
  • No Lock-in
  • Fully managed

Google Cloud SQL Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Google Cloud SQL?
MySQL
The MySQL software delivers a very fast, multi-threaded, multi-user, and robust SQL (Structured Query Language) database server. MySQL Server is intended for mission-critical, heavy-load production systems as well as for embedding into mass-deployed software.
Apache Aurora
Apache Aurora is a service scheduler that runs on top of Mesos, enabling you to run long-running services that take advantage of Mesos' scalability, fault-tolerance, and resource isolation.
Google Cloud Datastore
Use a managed, NoSQL, schemaless database for storing non-relational data. Cloud Datastore automatically scales as you need it and supports transactions as well as robust, SQL-like queries.
Google Cloud Spanner
It is a globally distributed database service that gives developers a production-ready storage solution. It provides key features such as global transactions, strongly consistent reads, and automatic multi-site replication and failover.
PostgreSQL
PostgreSQL is an advanced object-relational database management system that supports an extended subset of the SQL standard, including transactions, foreign keys, subqueries, triggers, user-defined types and functions.
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Google Cloud SQL's Followers
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