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.

This white paper discusses the implications that moving your database to the cloud has on your company's DBA staff, and how they need to adapt to a new cloud database environment.

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