For database-driven applications, new software could reduce hardware requirements by 95 percent while actually improving performance.
DBSeer – an open source machine learning algorithm to improve DB performance in VMs, being developed at the MIT.
Pluggable databases give developers and administrators the ability to create a database container and provision multiple databases within that single container. This is also known as multi-tenancy. The cloud environment is a prime candidate for pluggable databases.… Continued
I recently published an updated version but noted that there were a group of database vendors that had emerged in 2012 that didn’t easily fit into the segments we’d created.
It’s so much better… Good overview for anybody interested in understanding the DB world beyond just whatever one or two products or technologies they already know.
That’s what I’ve been saying forever. Automation rules!
Simply put, Xeround’s database apparatus isn’t a case of some watch dogs and scripts that instantiate the database. It’s an orchestra of sorts, designed to handle it all automatically so that our users won’t have to, and so that neither would our employees.… Continued
PaaS on Hadoop Yarn – Idea and Prototype is looking at what’s missing to offer PaaS with Hadoop Yarn:
YARN is the next generation Hadoop MapReduce architecture. It is designed to be more flexible architecturally, improve scalability, and achieve a higher resource utilization rate, among other things.… Continued
A quick aggregation of Cloud Database (or DBaaS) related articles I found in my feed reader…
- Native Cloud Databases – Why Should You Care?
- NuoDB’s Jim Starkey is Creating a Brave New World by Rethinking Databases for the Cloud
- DBaaS vs.
Mike Hogan uses the following to suggest a move to NewSQL: Lack of Business Visibility Cripples Traditional SQL DaaS, Drives NewSQL.
the shift to a database as a service (DaaS) severely reduces the DBAs visibility into the business, thus limiting the ability to hand tune the database to the requirements of the application and the database.… Continued
And another one leaving the relational world for their DBaaS offering. It’s probably easier to manage as a service than Oracle…
Today SAP announced that they are using MongoDB as a core component of SAP’s platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering.… Continued