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Introduction

As Google continues to build out its core "checklist" offerings, it is looking to double or triple its enterprise cloud business, providing the opportunity for Ovum to do a deep dive into its cloud data platforms.

Highlights

  • The challenger to the top two public clouds (AWS and Azure), Google has the resources and technology to become a credible cloud platform rival. Its key challenge is to transform the culture and build the sales and support depth to support an enterprise business.

Features and Benefits

  • Assesses the opportunity for enterprises to use cloud for managed services, including database-as-a-service.
  • Considers the breadth and depth of the Google data platform services portfolio to present itself as a viable alternative.

Key questions answered

  • What is Google's open source database partnership program?
  • What are the key areas of competition for managed database services?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Catalyst
  • Ovum View
  • Key messages

Recommendations

  • Recommendations for enterprises
  • Recommendations for vendors

Scope

  • Focus on GCP’s managed data platforms
  • The standard checklist

Setting the context

  • The enterprise transition
  • Globally distributed ACID? Google got there first
  • Making open source databases first-class citizens
  • Filling the gap: relational database migration tooling

SQL relational databases

  • Cloud SQL
  • Cloud Spanner

Analytics and big data

  • BigQuery
  • Cloud Dataproc
  • Cloud Dataflow

NoSQL Databases

  • An array of choices
  • Cloud Firestore
  • Cloud Firebase Realtime Database
  • Cloud Bigtable
  • Cloud Memorystore

Appendix

  • Methodology
  • Further reading
  • Author

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