When to choose Cloud SQL and when to choose Spanner in Google Cloud

One of the most challenging parts of using the cloud is to choose the right product. Often, the cloud vendors, in this case, Google Cloud, will provide two or more services that seem to provide exactly the same functionalities.

Cloud SQL and Cloud Spanner are in that category. Both services allow to store and interrogate data with SQL, both are fully managed, and both provide ACID transactions – no drugs involved.

You should choose Cloud SQL when:

You should choose Cloud Spanner.

I hope this help.

PS: For additional information go to Cloud SQL and Cloud Spanner.

PS2: For even more details: Google Cloud Professional Architect

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