With Cloud Spanner, If One Region Goes Offline, Data Can Still Be Served From Another Region. How Does Cloud Spanner Make This Possible?

Cloud Spanner captures up to a petabyte of data on one Transfer Appliance without impacting the outbound network. Cloud Spanner stores and serves an unlimited number of objects and up to 5 terabytes of object data for each. Cloud Spanner automates loading data into BigQuery from YouTube, AdWords, and DoubleClick. Read more…

Cloud Spanner Is:

A managed environment for deploying containerized apps. An enterprise-grade, globally distributed, and strongly consistent managed database service built for the cloud specifically to combine the benefits of relational database structure with non-relational horizontal scale. A fully managed database service that makes it easy to set up, maintain, manage, and administer relational Read more…

Related To Ease Of Use, Organizations Can Focus On Their App, Not Their Infrastructure, Because Cloud Spanner:

Distributes organizations’ load-balanced resources in single or multiple regions around the globe, close to their users, to help them meet high-availability requirements. Eliminates complex database tasks so there is no need to engineer a complex replication or backup infrastructure. Reduces network latency, offloads some work from the origin server, and reduces Read more…

Developer Agility Comes From Building Systems Composed Of Small, Independent Units Of Functionality Focused On Doing One Thing Well, So How Does Cloud Functions Help Improve Developer Agility?

Cloud Functions lets organizations that really value time to market build apps quickly. Cloud Functions lets organizations build and deploy services at the level of a single function, not at the level of entire applications, containers, or VMs. Cloud Functions lets organizations deploy and maintain a fleet of VMs through a Read more…