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
Spot on article about Database as a Service Cloud DaaS Managed Service Fuels NewSQL Market:
While this sounds simple, public cloud companies soon learn that the Devil is in the details. Managing someone else’s database, without insight into their business processes, performance demands, scaling demands, evolving application requirements, and more, is extremely challenging and demands a new class of DBMS.… Continued
The 451 Group recently released a report about “How will the database incumbents respond to NoSQL and NewSQL?” Unfortunately it’s only available to their subscribers, so I can’t get the details… anyway – they followed up with a blog post What we talk about when we talk about NewSQL, which includes a pretty complete list of companies and technologies that we have to watch outside the established RDBMS vendors.… Continued