Google, which is accepted for befitting its articles in beta for years, has opened its managed cloud-based database account Billow SQL to the public, abacus a service-level acceding that will accommodate the affirmation all-important to run abounding assembly applications.
According to Google, Billow SQL is a MySQL database that lives in Google’s billow and has about all the capabilities and functionality of MySQL. User-defined functions, for instance, are not supported.
By actuality hosted in the cloud, these databases are replicated in assorted locations in the US and Europe for added good availability and durability.
Cloud SQL additionally offers Java and Python affinity and abutment for MySQL wire agreement and MySQL connectors. And databases can be alien or exported application mysqldump.
There’s additionally a aerial amount of abstracts security. Billow SQL chump abstracts is encrypted aback on Google’s centralized networks and aback stored in database tables and acting files – and encryption of backups is advancing soon. And Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) access are supported.
Users can accept a amalgamation alignment in amount from $0.36 to $46.84 per day, or they can pay based on periods of use angled up to the hour.
According to the SLA, users can get amid 10 and 50 percent of their money aback if uptime drops beneath 99.95 percent averaged over the advance of a month. For the purposes of the SLA, periods of blow are those in which the server-side absurdity amount exceeds 20 percent.
Some accept acclaimed that it’s an absorbing best that Google is putting advanced this database account on application MySQL rather than MariaDB or addition MySQL variant, but MySQL charcoal added broadly acclimated and known.
Cloud SQL will be aggressive with Amazon Web Services , whose Amazon Relational Database Account became accessible to the accessible in June 2013, alms database abutment for MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, and others.
Late aftermost year, Google additionally fabricated a above billow database move aback it added abutment for built-in MySQL access for developers, acceptance alien applications to affix to a Google Billow SQL instance application the MySQL Wire Agreement (or MWP). This provided developers greater adaptability and ascendancy over managing and deploying databases in the cloud.