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Database as a Service

OpenStack DBaaS vs. Amazon Web Services: Why OpenStack DBaaS wins

  Since it was launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been quite aggressive. Despite being relatively new in the industry (compared to companies that have been in the business for a longer period), AWS has chalked up significant growth margins. Although it slowed down a bit back in 2014, it bounced fairly well […]

Database as a Service: Making DBA’s job easier

Database administrators often dread the thought of provisioning new databases. This is because this process is usually drudging and time-consuming. On top of his or her daily tasks that may include some pressing challenges, a database administrator would need to find the time to create and provision the new databases. Database as a service provides […]

Oracle Multitenant and Database as a Service (DBaaS) – Part 2 of 2

In the first installment of this two-part series, we have established that there is a demand for database as a service solutions in today’s enterprise. We also established that the old way of doing things, even server virtualization, will not be enough to bring out the full potentials of database as a service. In order […]

Oracle Multitenant and Database as a Service (DBaaS) – Part 1 of 2

In the old days, data centers needed a lot of time, effort, money and the skills of a seasoned IT profession in order to run or get provisioned. Today’s IT professionals are lucky in that they can provision servers as easily as putting up a new virtual machine, especially now that you have Oracle Database […]