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We performed a comparison between Google Cloud SQL and Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

Find out in this report how the two Database as a Service solutions compare in terms of features, pricing, service and support, easy of deployment, and ROI.
To learn more, read our detailed Google Cloud SQL vs. Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer Report (Updated: May 2024).
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Pros
"The most valuable features are that it's easy to use, simple, and user-friendly.""The solution is easy to use. I am impressed with the tool's features and functionality.""Ease of management and the ability to oversee the statistics of your SQL.""What I like the most about Google Cloud SQL is that it handles the management, which allows us to concentrate on our applications.""It's SQL. SQL is so easy if you know something about databases. It's easy to learn.""The valuable feature of Google Cloud SQL is its high availability option. The product is stable.""Its most valuable feature is that it's scalable. I can start off with a base of a lot of data and move as much as I want and it's the same as if asked to do a lot of infrastructure changes.""This is a stable solution and offers good performance."

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"The most valuable feature is that it is based on Exadata infrastructure, which is Oracle 's leading engineered system that is trusted, fault-tolerant, and has unique performance features.""Exporting and importing is easy because of its cleanliness, making the process easier. However, setting up the Data Guard was more difficult. Despite this, the client experienced lower downtime.""I like that Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer is a stable, well-positioned product in the market today, and it's very scalable.""I am particularly fond of the intelligent capabilities that enhance the backend, utilizing technology to analyze SQL queries.""The operation model is the most valuable feature."

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Cons
"To create a seamless data integration, the title integration of these databases with the data integration platforms is essential. This is what we would like to have in a future release.""The purging of the data could be better.""I would like to see better integration with all the different tools on the platform.""Google's technical support is good, but they tend to never reopen a case and to send us snippets from the publicly available documentation. It's not as helpful as you would expect, not just for Google Cloud SQL but for all of Google Cloud products.""The monitoring part could be better.""The most vulnerable problem with Google SQL is that while you can customize your access control list, it provides you with a public IP address.""The customer support should be improved.""For data analysis, the AI area of the product has certain shortcomings where improvements are required."

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"We had some problems in the developer's environment. We had some problems with the initial installation environment.""A room for improvement in Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer is that they need to train more partners to gain more knowledge because currently, they are keeping a lot to themselves. For example, they are still keeping a lot of information on their campus, so information sharing is limited.""For the data migration, we used ZDM. It was not integrated with the databases, and the documentation lacks clarity.""The solution is expensive.""As a customer, you can't see the boot messages of your virtualized guest machines."

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Pricing and Cost Advice
  • "The pricing is very much an important factor as to why we use this solution."
  • "It's really cheap. It wouldn't be more than, I believe it's around 50 euro per month for running a cloud SQL."
  • "From a financial perspective, Google Cloud SQL is on the cheaper side."
  • "You need to pay extra costs for backup and replication."
  • "The solution is affordable."
  • "It is not expensive, especially considering the significant reduction in database management time."
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  • "The machine and the cloud model itself already have licensing advantages."
  • "The price is too much."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:The implementation part of the product was easy.
    Top Answer:It is not expensive, especially considering the significant reduction in database management time.
    Top Answer:The most challenging part is dealing with legacy data from your old systems and migrating it into the new setup, but once you've completed the data migration, it becomes quite convenient to use.
    Top Answer:Exporting and importing is easy because of its cleanliness, making the process easier. However, setting up the Data Guard was more difficult. Despite this, the client experienced lower downtime.
    Top Answer:For the data migration, we used ZDM. It was not integrated with the databases, and the documentation lacks clarity. Additionally, there were restrictions on using it with the source databases… more »
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    Overview
    Google Cloud SQL is a fully-managed database service that makes it easy to set up, maintain, manage, and administer your relational PostgreSQL and MySQL databases in the cloud. Google Cloud SQL offers high performance, scalability, and convenience. Hosted on Google Cloud Platform, Cloud SQL provides a database infrastructure for applications running anywhere.

    Oracle Cloud@Customer brings Oracle’s complete portfolio of public cloud infrastructure, fully managed cloud services, and Oracle Fusion SaaS applications into your data center. It enables you to run applications faster and lower your costs using the same high-performance capabilities, autonomous operations, and low-cost subscription pricing in Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI). You get all this while maintaining complete control of your data so you can address data residency, security, and connectivity concerns.

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    IBVI, illycaffe, Scottish Water, trueblue, AirAsia, droptank
    Top Industries
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Computer Software Company11%
    Retailer10%
    Comms Service Provider7%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Financial Services Firm34%
    Manufacturing Company14%
    Computer Software Company11%
    Government5%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business40%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise47%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business22%
    Midsize Enterprise13%
    Large Enterprise66%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business13%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise76%
    Buyer's Guide
    Google Cloud SQL vs. Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer
    May 2024
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    Google Cloud SQL is ranked 5th in Database as a Service with 16 reviews while Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer is ranked 9th in Database as a Service with 5 reviews. Google Cloud SQL is rated 8.4, while Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer is rated 8.4. The top reviewer of Google Cloud SQL writes "An easy-to-use solution with good features and functionality ". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer writes "Reduction in database creation time, provides good performance but challenges when interacting with the OCI console". Google Cloud SQL is most compared with Amazon RDS, SQL Azure, MongoDB Atlas, Oracle Database as a Service and Yugabyte Platform, whereas Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer is most compared with Oracle Database as a Service, Amazon RDS, Google Cloud Spanner and MongoDB Atlas. See our Google Cloud SQL vs. Oracle Exadata Cloud at Customer report.

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