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Google Cloud SQL goes GA

Finally Google Cloud SQL (mysql version 5.5 in the cloud) has reached General Availability status. With this comes an SLA of 99.95 for this service. All customer data is encrypted too.

Google Cloud SQL supports all the features of MySQL. For unsupported feature and differences follow the next link. Data Storage is limited to 250 GB by default. As to programming languages that you can use - only two are supported, Python and Java.

Frequently asked questions about Google Cloud SQL is here:

Pricing information is here: There is a special price with discount for developers experiencing more traffic. On demand pricing comparable to Amazon's RDS for SQL Server.

More information here:

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Jayaram Krishnaswamy is a technical writer, mostly writing articles that are related to the web and databases. He is the author of SQL Server Integration Services published by Packt Publishers in the UK. His book, 'Learn SQL Server Reporting Services 2008' was also published by Packt Publishers Inc, Birmingham. 3. "Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development" (Dec 2010) was published by Packt Publishing Inc. 4. "Microsoft Visual Studio LightSwitch Business Application Development [Paperback] "(2011) was published by Packt Publishing Inc. 5. "Learning SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 [Paperback]" (June 2013) was Published by Packt Publishing Inc. Visit his blogs at: He writes articles on several topics to many sites.