When you look back at most outages and customer slowdowns, you often can tie these back to a series of events that started early in the lifecycle of an application. An unpatched server, a design decision early on or a forgotten process are just a few of those massively impact items that can be ticking time bombs.

Migrating to the cloud brings vendor-level support, so does it also mean you can then reduce your DBA staff? In the whitepaper, learn why mission-critical databases in the cloud still require expert DBAs for architectural decisions, performance tuning, security compliance, and query optimization, as well as monitoring and alert response.

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