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Introducing PostgreSQL interface for Spanner: availability at scale with the interface you know


Cloud Spanner is our fully managed relational database that provides the highest levels of consistency and availability at any scale. It‘s trusted by organizations in industries like financial services, retail, and gaming to run their most demanding workloads. We’re excited to announce today that we’re bringing this same scale and reliability to the fast-growing PostgreSQL community with the general availability of the PostgreSQL interface for Cloud Spanner. The PostgreSQL interface is available for no additional cost in all regional and multi-regional Spanner configurations.

The PostgreSQL interface is a new way to access Spanner. It combines the familiarity and portability of PostgreSQL with the unmatched scalability and fully managed experience of Spanner. Devops teams that have scaled their databases with brittle sharding or complex replication can now simplify their architecture with Spanner, using the tools and skills they already have. Because it’s PostgreSQL, you can be sure ...


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