Google Cloud SQL vs Sequel Pro: What are the differences?
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; Sequel Pro: MySQL database management for Mac OS X. Sequel Pro is a fast, easy-to-use Mac database management application for working with MySQL databases.
Google Cloud SQL and Sequel Pro are primarily classified as "SQL Database as a Service" and "Database" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by Google Cloud SQL are:
- Familiar Infrastructure
- Flexible Charging
- Security, Availability, Durability
On the other hand, Sequel Pro provides the following key features:
- Quickly filter and paginate table content
- Fast, threaded UI
- Document based connections — Save your connection and share it
"Fully managed" is the primary reason why developers consider Google Cloud SQL over the competitors, whereas "Free" was stated as the key factor in picking Sequel Pro.
Sequel Pro is an open source tool with 6.66K GitHub stars and 584 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Sequel Pro's open source repository on GitHub.
Implisit, Policygenius, and OTOBANK are some of the popular companies that use Google Cloud SQL, whereas Sequel Pro is used by Movielala, Algorithmia, and Nano Solutions. Google Cloud SQL has a broader approval, being mentioned in 71 company stacks & 28 developers stacks; compared to Sequel Pro, which is listed in 46 company stacks and 22 developer stacks.