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Five Predictions for your Database in 2011

Xeround are making the future look like it’s just waiting for them in Five Predictions for your Database in 2011. But that’s not surprising, given that they’ve chosen to work on Cloud DB technology because they think it’s hot. These are the three good ones:

  1. Cloud DB goes far beyond just moving standard RDBMS into virtual machines
  2. DBaaS is going to hit it big (couldn’t agree more, although I’m not convinced it’s already 2011)
  3. Elasticity is key, and pay-per-actual-usage goes without saying