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Google Cloud Spanner System Properties
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|Name||Google Cloud Spanner|
|Description||A horizontally scalable, globally consistent, relational database service. It is the externalization of the core Google database that runs the biggest aspects of Google, like Ads and Google Play.|
|Primary database model||Relational DBMS|
|Secondary database models||Key-value store|
|Initial release||February 2017|
|License Commercial or Open Source||commercial|
|Cloud-based Only available as a cloud service||yes|
|Server operating systems||hosted|
|Typing predefined data types such as float or date||yes|
|XML support Some form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.||no|
|SQL Support of SQL||yes Query statements complying to ANSI 2011|
|APIs and other access methods||gRPC (using protocol buffers) API|
RESTful HTTP API
JDBC At present, JDBC supports read-only queries. No support for DDL or DML statements.
|Supported programming languages||Go|
|Server-side scripts Stored procedures||no|
|Partitioning methods Methods for storing different data on different nodes||Sharding|
|Replication methods Methods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodes||Master-Master replication with 3 replicas for regional instances.|
|MapReduce Offers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methods||yes using Google Cloud Dataflow|
|Consistency concepts Methods to ensure consistency in a distributed system||Immediate Consistency|
|Foreign keys Referential integrity||yes by using interleaved tables, this features focuses more on performance improvements than on referential integrity|
|Transaction concepts Support to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of data||ACID Strict serializable isolation|
|Concurrency Support for concurrent manipulation of data||yes|
|Durability Support for making data persistent||yes|
|In-memory capabilities Is there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.||no|
|User concepts Access control||Access rights for users, groups and roles based on Google Cloud Identity and Access Management (IAM)|
|More information provided by the system vendor|
|Google Cloud Spanner|
Cloud Spanner is the only enterprise-grade, globally-distributed, and strongly consistent database service built for the cloud specifically to combine the benefits of relational database structure with non-relational horizontal scale. This combination delivers high-performance transactions and strong consistency across rows, regions, and continents with an industry-leading 99.999% availability SLA, no planned downtime, and enterprise-grade security. Cloud Spanner revolutionizes database administration and management and makes application development more efficient.
Cloud Spanner helps future-proof your backend to avoid rewrites and migrations. Cloud Spanner leverages Google’s comprehensive security architecture for security, privacy, and control. It offers a global relational database, not just the feature to replicate data around the world. Cloud Spanner has been battle tested internally at Google and powers many mission-critical Google apps.
Revolutionary database administration
|Typical application scenarios|
Financial trading, insurance, global call centers, supply-chain management and manufacturing, telecom and billing, logistics and transportation, gaming, E-commerce (high availability).
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