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If you manage sensitive data in your MySQL database, you might be obligated to record and monitor user database activity, especially if you work in a regulated industry. Although you could set up MySQL’s slow query log or general log to create an audit trail of user activity, these logs significantly impact database performance and …

The evolution of technologies such as containerization, container orchestration, and cloud-native serverless services has given us the ability to develop distributed solutions based on microservices architectures that are both more scalable and more reliable. Click to enlarge What is microservices architecture? Microservices architecture (often shortened to microservices) refers to an architectural style for developing applications. …

One challenge to migrating databases is lining up your environment so that you don’t end up with compatibility issues. So what happens, when you want to move to a managed service in the Cloud, like Cloud SQL, and you discover that your favorite extension isn’t supported? Of course we want to support all the things, but …

Imagine if you could remember everything you’ve ever done with perfect recall. Humans may not be able to, but databases don’t forget — every single alteration to your data can be recorded and logged, from an automated backup to a query. As such, logs are extremely useful when troubleshooting database behaviour. Cloud SQL uses Cloud Logging to store various …

2020 was a year unlike any other, and all its unexpectedness brought foundational enterprise technology into the spotlight. Businesses needed their databases to be reliable, scalable, and consistently well-performing. As a result, migration plans accelerated, rigid licensing fell further out of favor, and transformative application development sped up. This was clear even in 2019, when …

Companies embark on modernizing their infrastructure in the cloud for three main reasons: 1) to accelerate product delivery 2) to reduce system downtime and 3) to enable innovation. Chip designers with Electronic Design Automation (EDA) workloads share these goals, and can greatly benefit from using cloud. Chip design and manufacturing includes several tools across the …

Database Migration Service (DMS) provides high-fidelity, minimal downtime migrations for MySQL (Preview) and PostgreSQL (available in Preview by request) workloads to Cloud SQL. Since DMS is serverless, you don’t have to worry about provisioning, managing, or monitoring any migration-specific resources. In this post, we’ll focus on what is and is not included in database migration for MySQL, …

 Google Cloud announced its serverless Database Migration Service (DMS) is available in Preview, enabling customers to migrate MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server databases to Cloud SQL from on-premises environments or other clouds. For early customers like Samsung Electronics, DMS makes migrating their databases easy, cost-effective, and reliable.Gartner predicts that by 2023, 75% of all databases will be on …

We’re announcing that Cloud SQL, our fully managed database service for MySQL, PostgreSQL, and SQL Server, now supports MySQL 8. This means you get access to a variety of powerful new features—such as instant DDL statements (e.g. ADD COLUMN), atomic DDL, privilege collection using roles, window functions, and extended JSON syntax – to help you …