These days there's a service for just about every technology we use in the enterprise. The latest service platform? Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS). DBaaS is software that enables organizations to streamline higher level administrative tasks, ensure that database support structures are in place, and provide a mechanism for making database copies for analytics or test/dev.
As databases become more critical and database skills become more scarce and increasingly expensive, DBaaS can help mitigate these issues. This comprehensive Dummies guide will walk you through the ins and outs of DBaaS, including:
- Providing a robust platform on which to run databases
- Supporting databases on-premises and in the cloud
- Abstracting database management functions to create a common operational paradigm
- ...and more!