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DBaaS: Serverless Databases in the Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

The trend began in 2021. Cloud vendors transitioned from offering on-premise-like hosted databases to serverless databases. Serverless databases don’t require management of either cloud compute or storage infrastructures. They offer databases services that can scale from the very tiny to

Structured Data: Businesses Move Databases to the Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

Businesses databases are being redeployed into the cloud at a rapid pace. Garter forecasts that by next year more than three-quarters of all databases will be running from the cloud. By 2023, half of revenues for the total database market

NewSQL Databases: Modernizing Traditional Relational Databases

By Dick Weisinger

Databases where created as a way for developers to separate data from code. Relational and SQL database technology has been around since the 70’s and 80’s as an efficient tool for storing structured data. Now, 40 years and millions of

Multi-Model Databases: The Swiss Army Knife of Data Architecture

By Dick Weisinger

Multi-model databases are able to store, index and query across more than one model. Multi-model means that the database uses different database architectures to model data in more than one way, like standard relational, hierarchical, document-oriented, graph or key-value. The

Cloud Databases: On-Premise DBs Become the new Legacy

By Dick Weisinger

On-premise database market share is eroding quickly as businesses move their databases to the cloud. Databases remain a healthy business, growing at a rate of 18 percent between 2017 and 2018. But it has changed. But the landscape of the