Cloud Spanner is:
- A managed environment for deploying containerized apps.
- An enterprise-grade, globally distributed, and strongly consistent managed database service built for the cloud speciﬁcally to combine the beneﬁts of relational database structure with non-relational horizontal scale.
- A fully managed database service that makes it easy to set up, maintain, manage, and administer relational MySQL and PostgreSQL databases in the cloud.
- A tool for developing and executing a wide range of data processing patterns on very large datasets.