Google's Cloud Firestore Is Now Generally Available
zdnet, January 31st, 2019
January 31, 2019,
Volume 250, Issue 5

"The NoSQL database is moving into GA as application development continues to move toward serverless...

Google on Thursday announced that Cloud Firestore, its cloud-native NoSQL database, is now out of beta and in General Availability. Google is also lowering prices for regional instances of Cloud Firestore and adding new locations to host Cloud Firestore data.

Bringing the fully-managed database into GA should help organizations that want to embrace serverless application development. Amazon Web Services introduced serverless computing with AWS Lambda and offers database services like Amazon Aurora Serverless and Amazon DynamoDB, where serverless is core to the design. Meanwhile, MongoDB has its Stitch serverless offering for its Atlas cloud service..."

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