What is Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL?
Who uses Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL?
Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL Integrations
Why developers like Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL?
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL in their tech stack.
We recently moved our main applications from Heroku to Kubernetes . The 3 main driving factors behind the switch were scalability (database size limits), security (the inability to set up PostgreSQL instances in private networks), and costs (GCP is cheaper for raw computing resources).
We prefer using managed services, so we are using Google Kubernetes Engine with Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL for our PostgreSQL databases and Google Cloud Memorystore for Redis . For our CI/CD pipeline, we are using CircleCI and Google Cloud Build to deploy applications managed with Helm . The new infrastructure is managed with Terraform .
Read the blog post to go more in depth.
We use Google Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL because it just works. The only downside is that it doesn't (yet) support the latest PostgreSQL versions.