Google Cloud Database

You can use the Commvault software to perform logical dump backups of Google Cloud databases so that you can move the data to a disk in the cloud or on-premises to meet your compliance and storage objectives.

The solution supports the following Google Cloud databases:

  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL

The Commvault software uses the native database dump based backup utilities to export the data from the Google Cloud database and import it to any of the following destinations:

  • The same Google Cloud database instance that you backed up
  • A different Google Cloud database instance
  • A local database instance

Key Features

  • Back up the data to a disk in the cloud or on-premises
  • Restore the data to the same instance, or to another database instance in the cloud or on premises

Solution Components

The following Commvault entities are part of the solution:





Required Commvault packages


CommServe server

On-premises or Google Cloud

  • Manages administrative functions
  • Communicates with MediaAgents when the media subsystem requires management
  • Communicates with agents to initiate data protection, management and recovery operations
  • Provides tools to administer and manage the CommCell environment

CommCell Console

The following packages are automatically selected:

  • File System Core
  • File System
  • Web Console
  • Web Server
  • Workflow Engine



On-premises or Google Cloud

Moves the data and manages storage.



Linux proxy server

Google Cloud

This entity communicates with the Google Cloud database instance and the CommServe server and MediaAgent.

You can have the proxy server handle multiple agent types.

  • Unix File System
  • Virtualization Agent
  • Database Agent


Google Cloud Database Virtualization Client

Not Applicable

This entity is the interface that you use to perform backup operations and restore operations for the Google Cloud database.


Job history is maintained and accessed by this entity.

  • Virtualization Agent
  • Database Agent

Last modified: 3/9/2019 4:39:08 AM