Author - Rachel Pescador

The Changing Face of Enterprise DBAs in Cloud-Driven Environments

DBA in cloud environments

Over the past ten years, those in charge of running enterprise databases saw their focus shift from simply ensuring access and availability to overseeing architecture, design, and scalability.
Site reliability engineers (SREs) and/or DBAs suddenly found themselves responsible for not only ensuring the company’s primary revenue engine stayed up but also for ensuring it could […]

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Benefit from Ongoing Innovation with Google Cloud

Percona and Google Cloud

While Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure continue to lead the pack, Google Cloud Platform had a good 2019, generating $10 billion of revenue and firmly positioning them as a viable alternative for large and small businesses. 
Google Cloud is working hard to market its unique benefits, hoping to capture a share of current […]

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Embrace the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

Embrace the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

The race to the cloud continues gaining pace, and many businesses have already enthusiastically embraced the new opportunities and efficiencies the cloud can bring.
But, for those companies with more traditional technology structures and a lack of cloud knowledge or in-house expertise, a move to the cloud can still seem intimidating. Some businesses continue to prop up aging […]

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Can Open Source Software Save You From Vendor Lock-in?

avoid vendor lock in open source

What is Vendor Lock-In?
When a company becomes too reliant upon a single vendor or solution, they can find themselves victims of vendor lock-in.
Vendor lock-in is a common problem for companies that use proprietary software, databases, or platforms. Issues arise when businesses find themselves unable to move to an alternative vendor without substantial expense or […]

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Considering a Fully Managed DBaaS Offering For Your Business?

Fully Managed DBaaS

Our Solutions Engineers spend a significant amount of time talking to customers who are deployed in a DBaaS environment, or who are considering moving to DBaaS.
A common theme of these discussions is what a “fully-managed database service” actually means in real terms?
Our latest solution brief addresses this issue, comparing the “fully managed” offerings of […]

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