Google Cloud adds dual region support for storage aimed at analytic workloads

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Google Cloud Platform rolled out new replication and transfer options for its storage including dual-regional replication for data, more redundancy choices and a developer library for C++.

The storage updates, announced at Google Cloud Next in London, offer more control for customers as well as options for analytics workloads.

Here’s the breakdown:

Google Cloud Storage is getting new dual-regional options where customers can pair specific Google Cloud regions. The idea is that this dual-regional service provides business continuity, availability and low latency. Customers will be able to pick their storage bucket and pair regions so that data will be automatically replicated. Dual regional options are in beta.

According to Google, dual regional options can help analytics and big data


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