MySQL HA / DR / Geo-Scale Competitive Comparison

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Tungsten Cluster Competitive Comparison: Google Cloud SQL

Find out why Tungsten Cluster is a better and more cost-effective overall MySQL HA/DR/Geo-Scale solution compared to Google Cloud SQL HA.

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Tungsten Cluster In a Nutshell

The Tungsten Clustering family of products is the only complete, fully-integrated, fully-tested MySQL HA, DR and geo-clustering solution running on-premises and in the cloud combined with industry-best and fastest, 24/7 support for business-critical MySQL, MariaDB, & Percona Server applications.

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Why Choose Tungsten Cluster over Google Cloud SQL?

Feature Comparison

Use Case Tungsten Cluster Google Cloud SQL
Local HA Yes, automatic failover for primary and replicas Just one replica, at least 60 seconds for failover
DR (local/remote) Yes, local, remote and global DR are supported Not supported
Load Balancing Yes, automatic and transparent Supported but requires application awareness
Zero Downtime Maintenance Enables both database, operating system and hardware changes Requires maintenance window, downtime
Performance High, built-in load balancing and read/write splitting Requires read replicas, app awareness, replication lag
Transparency Yes, automatic failover for primary and replicas Automatic failover but applications disconnect
Deployment Easy to deploy Easy to deploy
Recovery Fast and simple, local and cross region Local recovery simple
Monitoring Full monitoring via web-based GUI Easy to use basic monitoring
Geo-Scale Across regions, availability zones, clouds, on-prem Not supported
Replication To most popular high-performance NoSQL and data analytics engines Basic MySQL replication only, manual setup (5.5 or later)
Support 24/7 with <5 min. initial response to urgent support tickets Not included, critical support extremely expensive

Program Details

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Upgrade options available for the solutions listed above
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