Webinar Replay

MySQL HA/DR/Geo-Scale - High Noon #3: GCP Google Cloud MySQL


GCP Google Cloud MySQL vs. Continuent Tungsten Clusters 

Building a Geo-Scale, Multi-Region and Highly Available MySQL Cloud Back-End

This is the third of our High Noon series covering MySQL clustering solutions for high availability (HA), disaster recovery (DR), and geographic distribution.

Google Cloud SQL for MySQL is a managed database cluster within Google Cloud that runs MySQL community edition. It features High Availability using a failover replica in a different zone from the primary, and also supports read-only replicas. It follows the model of pay for what you use: CPU, storage, IP address, egress network traffic, etc.

You may use Tungsten Clustering with native MySQL, MariaDB or Percona Server for MySQL in GCP, AWS, Azure, and/or on-premises data centers for better technological capabilities, control, and flexibility. But learn about the pros and cons!

Enjoy the webinar!


  • Goals for the High Noon Webinar Series
  • High Noon Series: Tungsten Clustering vs Others
  • Google Cloud SQL for MySQL
    • Key Characteristics
    • Certification-based Replication
    • GCP MySQL Multi-Site Requirements
    • Limitations Using GCP MySQL
  • How to do better MySQL HA / DR / Geo-Scale?
  • GCP Google Cloud SQL for MySQL vs Tungsten Clustering
  • About Continuent & Its Solutions


Matthew Lang
Director of Customer Success, Continuent

Matthew has over 25 years of experience in database administration, database programming, and system architecture, including the creation of a database replication product that is still in use today. He has designed highly available, scaleable systems that have allowed startups to quickly become enterprise organizations, utilizing a variety of technologies including open source projects, virtualization and cloud.

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