IT leader’s guide to cloud database management systems
From an overall design perspective, a cloud database is no different than an on-premises one that runs on an organization's own data center systems. But using a cloud database changes the responsibilities of IT and data management teams.
Cloud vendors install and manage the underlying system infrastructure and, in managed services environments, the database platform. That reduces the routine work traditionally done by IT operations workers, allowing them to take on other more important tasks.
This comprehensive guide to cloud databases further explains what they are, how they work and their potential IT and business benefits for organizations, as compared with on-premises databases. Read on to learn more.