DigitalOcean Managed Databases vs Google Cloud SQL: What are the differences?
What is DigitalOcean Managed Databases? Fully hosted and managed database engines for your applications, so you can focus on building, not patching. Build apps and store data in minutes with easy access to one or more databases and sleep better knowing your data is backed up and optimized.
What is Google Cloud SQL? Store and manage data using a fully-managed, relational MySQL database. MySQL databases deployed in the cloud without a fuss. Google Cloud Platform provides you with powerful databases that run fast, don’t run out of space and give your application the redundant, reliable storage it needs.
DigitalOcean Managed Databases and Google Cloud SQL belong to "SQL Database as a Service" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by DigitalOcean Managed Databases are:
- Multi-node database clustering
- Automated failover support
- Daily backups with Point in Time Recovery (7 days)
On the other hand, Google Cloud SQL provides the following key features:
- Familiar Infrastructure
- Flexible Charging
- Security, Availability, Durability