Google Cloud SQL vs MySQL: What are the differences?
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.
What is MySQL? The world's most popular open source database. 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.
Google Cloud SQL can be classified as a tool in the "SQL Database as a Service" category, while MySQL is grouped under "Databases".
"Fully managed" is the top reason why over 12 developers like Google Cloud SQL, while over 778 developers mention "Sql" as the leading cause for choosing MySQL.
MySQL is an open source tool with 3.98K GitHub stars and 1.56K GitHub forks. Here's a link to MySQL's open source repository on GitHub.
Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Netflix are some of the popular companies that use MySQL, whereas Google Cloud SQL is used by Policygenius, Implisit, and OTOBANK. MySQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2997 company stacks & 3058 developers stacks; compared to Google Cloud SQL, which is listed in 73 company stacks and 28 developer stacks.
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