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Getting Started with Google Cloud SQL

Discussion in 'Server Configuration and Hosting' started by audiokid, Mar 20, 2014.

  1. audiokid

    audiokid Active Member

    Am I understanding this correctly,

    Could we actually export our xenforo.sql database into a google cloud ? Use this opposed to using our server to store the forum(s) database?
  2. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    When I looked into this before, the pricing worked out horrendously expensive, unless things have changed.
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  3. audiokid

    audiokid Active Member

    cool concept. I like the idea of no more dedicated server, at least with a database. Having it part of a cloud and being connected to google hosting and adsense accounting ( receivable/payable) and tightly integrated with their engine and security, wow. This is indeed getting interesting.
    Its also alarming to me because we are moving closer and closer towards working for them lol.
  4. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    Would also depend on how close your server was to the location of the google DB, as an increase in latency could end up slowing the site down quite a bit.
  5. OldCoals

    OldCoals Active Member

    It works out at about £80 per year for the cheapest tier.
  6. p4guru

    p4guru Well-Known Member

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