SQL Server can excel with cloud storage

At any given time, you can be responsible for dozens of SQL databases. Enterprise-grade storage like Cloud Volumes is needed for Google Cloud Platform to gain automation, high availability, and cost containment for MS SQL cloud database.

  • Cloud Volumes ONTAP

    Cloud Volumes ONTAP is a self-managed storage service based on the industry-leading NetApp ONTAP running within the Google Cloud. Provision both non-disruptive NAS and SAN SQL storage with CIFS and iSCSI support the enterprise-class features for your cloud storage.


    Building a SQL database environment with NetApp provides control of your data—making your Google Cloud infrastructure smarter and more efficient with:

    • Shrink cloud storage costs up to 70% with efficient data deduplication, thin provisioning, data compression, and tiering.
    • Provision both NAS and SAN storage with SMB and iSCSI support with common feature sets and APIs across cloud providers.
    • Intelligent caching to improve I/O read and write performance.
    • Remove the risk of downtime with high availability (RPO=0) configurations.
    • NetApp SnapMirror® brings your hybrid cloud environment together by tying on-premises to your cloud instance.
    • Zero-impact NetApp Snapshot™ copies with near-instantaneous point-in-time backups without using extra resources.
  • Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud

    Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud is a fully managed cloud service able to deliver extreme performance meeting the needs of the most demanding databases. Built for the cloud architect and SQL admin Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud offers flash performance for SMB protocols with dual-protocol access as needed.


    Your organization can access the performance and capacity necessary for a wide range of SQL database services. With just a few mouse clicks you can:

    • Eliminate the challenge of configuring and managing high-performance cloud storage.
    • Connect your Linux and Windows applications with SMBv3 and NFS (v3, v4.1).
    • Achieve millisecond latency and over 250k IOPs on your choice of performance tiers and guaranteed SLAs.
    • Consume storage as you need it via the cloud provider console or native cloud APIs.
    • Move data to & from on-premises or other repositories via NetApp Cloud Sync
    • Create efficient snapshots with advanced volume copies to prevent data loss or corruption and experience guaranteed nine 9s of durability.

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