October 03, 2017
Advanced machine learning is set to drive Oracle Database to success in the cloud, founder Larry Ellison claims. But the upcoming Oracle 18c isn't a threat to DBA job security, he says.
September 21, 2017
From 'Bring Your Own License' to Universal Credits, are the recent changes Oracle made to its cloud pricing model enough to compete with AWS?
August 14, 2017
AWS seeks deeper enterprise engagement with new AWS security and monitoring that incorporates machine learning and a migration hub for heavier workloads.
June 30, 2017
The quest for the agile database is putting developers in the forefront and has some DBA tasks moving to the development groups, according to panelists at a conference in Boston.
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The increasing adoption of cloud database services has captured the attention of Oracle and Microsoft as they try to hold their spots at the top of the database market. Continue Reading
A hybrid cloud is complex, with various storage and networking requirements. The right tools and services get IT admins a step closer to bridging AWS and on-premises workloads. Continue Reading
The days when relational databases were the answer to almost every data management question have given way to a more varied environment, which has pros and cons for IT teams. Continue Reading
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Using cloud databases is now more a matter of when than if at many companies. There's also the question of how, as Microsoft, Oracle and AWS square off against one another. Continue Reading
There are two options for deploying SQL Server on the Azure cloud. Here's a look at how they differ to help you choose between Azure SQL Database and SQL Server on an Azure VM. Continue Reading
The DynamoDB Accelerator reduces database latency without tacking on a separate cache. While the service has some early limitations, DAX benefits enterprises with real-time apps. Continue Reading
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When you move to PaaS for your web-based apps, remember to think about database services. Consider the benefits of moving your database to a fully supported cloud infrastructure. Continue Reading
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Enterprises operating with insufficient or out-of-date disaster recovery plans may be whistling past the graveyard.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
Problem Solve DBaaS Issues
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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