February 14, 2017
Google's Cloud Spanner may be years from broad adoption, but could represent a big step toward maintaining consistency across the globe with massive data sets in the public cloud.
January 18, 2017
Oracle continues to take the cloud fight to AWS and other more-established rivals as it expands support for running web-scale and enterprise applications on its databases and IaaS platform.
December 21, 2016
It's the shortest day of the year, the 'egg nog' is fermenting nicely (sounds disgusting), the tree is festooned with lights and children all across the land have that special 'Santa is really ...
October 26, 2016
Tying Amazon Aurora to S3 and Lambda simplifies the connections between services, and opens the door to a range of new capabilities.
DBaaS Get Started
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Microsoft has recently added a SQL Database Query editor to its Azure cloud service. Expert Michael Otey walks you through the new T-SQL development process step-by-step. Continue Reading
A cloud database is a collection of content, either structured or unstructured, that resides on a private, public or hybrid cloud computing infrastructure platform. Continue Reading
We choose Amazon RDS for its multitude of database engines and want to build a highly available system. What options does Amazon RDS have for database replication and DR protection? Continue Reading
Evaluate DBaaS Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
The market for operational DBMS products can be confusing, especially with so many choices. But knowing your application requirements can help point you in the right direction. Continue Reading
The DynamoDB NoSQL cloud database supports both document and key-value store models, providing flexibility for development of web, gaming, IoT and many other applications. Continue Reading
Oracle has seen the future, and it is cloud databases. 'Next Generation Databases' author Guy Harrison tells you what to expect. Continue Reading
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
Oracle, IBM and Microsoft all generated past worries of vendor lock-in. That same concern exists with AWS. Don't let history repeat itself in your enterprise. Continue Reading
Enterprises operating with insufficient or out-of-date disaster recovery plans may be whistling past the graveyard. These services provide the structure for developers to achieve redundancy. Continue Reading
Database as a service may be easy to deploy and easy to manage, but it is not without its security challenges. Expert Ed Moyle outlines three major steps enterprises should take to secure cloud database services in the enterprise. Continue Reading
Problem Solve DBaaS Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
Performing a hot migration in DynamoDB can be a stressful but often necessary process. Here are the steps to upgrade tables without causing downtime or service interruptions. Continue Reading
Microsoft Azure SQL Database compatibility problems disappeared in V12, clearing the path for a SQL database migration to the cloud. Here's how to make the move. Continue Reading
As more companies move to the cloud, it's important for DBAs to know both the good and the bad about managing Oracle cloud database systems before they take the plunge and migrate. Continue Reading