Turn your Database into a Service

April 1, 2020 | min

We regularly talk to IT leaders that are living in a world where they are trying to maximize the potential of their hybrid cloud environment but struggle to find the balance for one of the most critical workloads they have...their databases.  Organizations are turning to cloud services that offer the promise of simplifying database operations to address the challenges of a data estate that is not only growing more complex but is preventing innovation and becoming a financial burden due to legacy architecture. Enterprises are demanding the simplicity, flexibility, availability, and agility of the cloud while keeping their options open on where to run the workloads. The same goes for databases; they want the cloud operational simplicity of a service without restricting their platform choices.  In a nutshell, they want to cloudify their databases to run as-a-service for their organization.

A recent white paper written by Tony Baer of dbInsight, Turn your Database into a Service, leverages 25+ years of industry perspective to demonstrate how the cloud has provided an opportunity to drastically simplify database management and operations through Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) offerings. Organizations can use DBaaS to automate tedious database operational tasks such as provisioning, patching, updating, cloning, and other database management tasks that are prone to human error. 

The white paper takes a view of the current market direction for cloud and databases, and how Nutanix is uniquely positioned by providing DBaaS functionality on top of its industry-leading hyper-converged infrastructure. Nutanix delivers the best of both worlds: the flexibility and operational simplicity of DBaaS without the restrictions of single-vendor solutions that are database, cloud provider, or location/deployment-specific.  In this white paper, you will find:

  • The market direction for cloud and databases
  • What to look for in a DbaaS approach
  • The role of HCI in a Database Solution
  • Nutanix differentiation: HCI + DBaaS
  • Era - delivering the database - and cloud-independent DBaaS

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