Google’s Cloud Spanner: how does it stack up?

A couple of months ago, I wrote an in-depth piece on Microsoft’s Cosmos DB, which is Redmond’s entry into the world globally-distributed cloud databases. The announcement of Cosmos DB’s general availability (GA) took place in coordination with the company’s Buildevent, held in May. The following week, Google announced that the GA of Cloud Spanner, a globally-distributed operational database of its own. [1]

[1] By Andrew Brust on ZDNet

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