Tag - database trends

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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COVID-19 and the Tech World: Hyper Growth and Hyper Slowdowns

covid-19 tech growth

Last week I wrote about How IT Can Scale and Manage Costs in an Economic Downturn. In that blog, I talked about ways to cut costs and prepare your systems for what could be next. With any massive world-changing event, there are going to be companies that have to scale down and weather the […]

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How IT Can Scale and Manage Costs in an Economic Downturn

scale and manage costs

The full impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on the world is yet to be seen, but it certainly has taken an immediate and drastic toll. Although not as important as the human toll, one that will have a broad effect is a downturn in what was a booming economy. During economic downturns, companies must start […]

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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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Implementing a Database Center of Excellence

Database Center of Excellence

In your organization, who decides what database platform will be utilized for that new application being built?  For many groups, that decision is made by the Development Team while for others, it is the Database Team.  But, which is best equipped to make that decision?  As is usually the case, the answer lies in […]

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