Tag: Cloud Spanner


Google Cloud Spanner update includes SLA that promises less than five minutes of downtime per year

 Cloud Spanner, Google’s globally distributed cloud database got an update today that includes multi-region support, meaning the database can be replicated across regions for lower latency and better performance. It also got an updated Service Level Agreement (SLA) that should please customers. The latter states Cloud Spanner databases will have 99.999% (five nines) availability, a…


Google’s Cloud Spanner database service gets multi-region support

Google updated its Cloud Spanner database service today to allow its customers to distribute their databases across multiple of the company’s cloud regions, living up to the promise that it set forth when it released the product earlier this year . Customers will benefit from distributing their workloads both because of the fault tolerance that the…