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Isaac Newton said, “If I have seen farther than others it is because I have stood on the shoulders of giants.” He meant that in order to explain the Law of Gravity, he used the work of major thinkers who came before him in order to make intellectual progress (as-in giving credit). In the 1640’s …

In many organizations, crucial enterprise data is locked in dozens or hundreds of silos that may be controlled by different teams and stuck in systems that no longer serve business needs. This type of data infrastructure complexity is a blocker for innovation and insights, and ultimately hampers the business’s ability to move forward. For example, …

The next best thing since sliced bread! As I wake up to the smell of tea and freshly ground cardamom every morning, all I could think of is how nice it would be with some soft buttery sliced bread! Hmm… if only it wasn’t for the gluten allergy. Anyway, the one thing that is half …

Editor’s note: The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, a nonprofit biomedical research organization that develops genomics software, needs to keep pace with the latest scientific discoveries. Here’s how they use managed database services from Google Cloud to move fast and stay on the cutting edge. The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard is a …

If you adore databases like we do, the launch of a new major version is an event you celebrate. With each new major version comes cutting-edge database features, performance boosts, and other goodies for database lovers like you. You can hardly wait to spin up a Cloud SQL instance to test out the freshest release …

If you’re trying to learn a new database, you’ll want to kick the tires by loading in some data and maybe doing a query or two. Cloud Bigtable is a powerful database service for scale and throughput, and it is quite flexible in how you store data because of its NoSQL nature. Because Bigtable works …

Today, we’re pleased to announce the new Professional Cloud Database Engineer certification, in beta, to help database engineers translate business and technical requirements into scalable and cost-effective database solutions. By participating in the beta, you will directly influence and enhance the learning and career path for other Cloud Database Engineers. And upon passing the exam, …

Cloud Bigtable is a natural destination for Apache HBase workloads, as it is a fully managed service that is compatible with the HBase API. As a result, many customers running business-critical applications with large-scale data and low-latency needs consider migrating to Bigtable. However, migrating from HBase to Bigtable can still be challenging since you typically …

Cloud Spanner is Google Cloud’s fully managed relational database that offers unlimited scale, strong consistency across regions, and high availability up to 99.999%. Spanner handles more than two billion requests per second. Spanner is trusted by customers in financial services, retail, gaming and many other industries. We are excited to announce that Spanner has doubled …

Cloud SQL for PostgreSQL supports logical replication and decoding which enables the mirroring of database changes between two PostgreSQL instances in a storage-agnostic fashion. Logical replication allows selective replication of tables and even table rows. Additionally, the replication target does not need to be read-only and can host other tables and databases that can be …