June 23, 2017
MongoDB has expanded cloud coverage for its Atlas hosted database service, with Azure and Google versions joining an initial AWS-based offering to give users a choice on cloud platforms.
May 12, 2017
Microsoft upgraded its cloud database services this week with new migration capabilities, open source support and a globally scalable database for next-generation applications.
April 21, 2017
Updates this week to Redshift and DynamoDB, plus AWS CodeStar, a service for CI/CD workloads, aim to streamline use of several Amazon services.
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.
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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
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
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Hybrid cloud storage systems sound great in theory. So why has it taken vendors so long to produce one that's actually 'hybrid'? Continue Reading
Amazon ElastiCache enables developers to choose between Memcached or Redis for a caching engine, depending on the complexity of the data structures. Continue Reading
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
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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Enterprises operating with insufficient or out-of-date disaster recovery plans may be whistling past the graveyard.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
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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