Google Cloud Databases with Andi Gutmans

Google Cloud, AWS, and Azure are the dominant cloud providers on the market today. But the market is still highly competitive, and there is significant overlap in the services offered by all three large providers. Since all three offer a broad range of services, developers looking to choose a platform for their application must focus on providers’ domains of relative excellence and how those align with their needs. One domain where Google Cloud Platform excels is with its database offerings. Google has data management baked into its organizational DNA, and has been the source of several innovative technologies in the data space such as Spanner, BigTable, and BigQuery. 

Andi Gutmans is a general manager and VP of engineering for databases at Google. He joins the show today to talk about how Google came to excel at databases and data management, how machine learning and Big Data users in particular can benefit from Google Cloud’s offerings, and how new features such as Database Migration Service are helping Google stay ahead of the curve in a competitive cloud landscape.

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