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BigQuery vs Spanner, how to choose

If both BigQuery and Spanner are relational database, and all can Horizontally scale.

How should I choose one of them to use?

Does BigQuery analytics enginee also support Spanner?


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At a very high level, BigQuery is an analytics database, and Spanner is a transactional database. That’s the main difference, so it really depends on your use case. The best I can advise is to study the product docs to determine which one will work best for you.

Hope this helps!

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