MariaDB Joins Forces with Google Cloud to Enhance Support Operations on Google Distributed Cloud


In an era where the cloud is omnipresent, yet the needs for data sovereignty, security, and localized performance are paramount, Google Distributed Cloud (GDC) stands out as a beacon of innovation. Tailored for applications deployed at the edge or on-premises, Google Distributed Cloud addresses the specialized demands of today’s diverse technology landscapes. At the heart of this evolution lies a collaborative environment, bolstered by partnerships with leading technology providers. Today, we’re thrilled to spotlight a significant milestone in our journey: MariaDB joining the Google Cloud Ready – Distributed Cloud initiative.

The Essence of Google Distributed Cloud

Before detailing MariaDB Enterprise Server’s role within Google Distributed Cloud, let’s briefly define it. Google Distributed Cloud is not just a product; it’s a solution designed for organizations that operate at the edge or require on-premises deployments. This is particularly important for the public sector and other heavily regulated industries such as banking, that cannot put all their workloads in public cloud environments. It extends Google Cloud’s robust, secure, and innovative infrastructure and services to various locales, all while ensuring data sovereignty, security, and compliance needs are met.

MariaDB Enterprise Server: Powering Support Operations within Google Distributed Cloud

MariaDB’s collaboration with Google Cloud specifically involves the operations and ticketing systems within the Google Distributed Cloud environment. MariaDB Enterprise Server, a cornerstone of modern database solutions, functions as a database underpinning support operations functionality within Google Distributed Cloud. This integration is designed to streamline and enhance support operations, facilitating a consistent and efficient support workflow.

The Benefits of MariaDB in Google Distributed Cloud

MariaDB Enterprise Server’’s role in the Google Distributed Cloud offers benefits familiar to MariaDB users. By serving as the backbone for administrator support operations and ticketing, MariaDB ensures:

  • High Performance: MariaDB’s renowned performance and reliability are crucial for managing the high volume and velocity of support interactions within the Google Distributed Cloud environment.
  • Scalability: As the needs of Google’s Distributed Cloud partners and customers grow, MariaDB’s scalable architecture ensures that the support system can expand seamlessly, without compromising on performance.
  • Security and Compliance: In line with Google Distributed Cloud’s stringent security standards, MariaDB Enterprise Server is the only version of MariaDB with STIG compliance and provides robust security features, ensuring that sensitive support data is protected at all times.

A Partnership for the Future

MariaDB’s collaboration with Google Cloud is more than just a technical integration; it’s a partnership aimed at fostering innovation, enhancing customer experiences, and building a more resilient, efficient, and secure cloud ecosystem. As Google Distributed Cloud continues to evolve and expand, the role of MariaDB in this environment has the potential to grow, bringing new capabilities, insights, and efficiencies to the forefront of cloud technology.