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Database as a Service Platform Improves High Availability, Enhances Support for Oracle and Other Databases No one comes close to Tesora's database as a service platform in terms of the combination of features and choice of 13 different databases. Today the company makes available new features in its database as a service - based on OpenStack Trove - which make it easier for administrators to manage disparate database technologies through their life cycle. IT and database managers can now update OpenStack database guest images in real-time with the newest, enterprise-ready version of the Tesora database as a service (DBaaS) platform. This automates patch management that would otherwise be an intensive, manual exercise. The new Tesora DBaaS Platform Enterprise Edition 1.7 also provides more control over database replica placement ensuring that they are not subject to t... (more)

@CloudExpo | Embrace #DBaaS to Speed Up Mobile App Development

By Chip Childers As enterprises work to rapidly embrace the mobile revolution, both for their workforce and to engage more deeply with their customers, the pressure is on for IT to support the tools needed by their application developers. Mobile application developers are working with a massive variety of technologies and platforms, but one trend that stands out is the rapid adoption of NoSQL database engines and the use of Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) platforms and services to run them. Gartner has predicted that by 2017, 20% of enterprises will have their own internal mobile... (more)

Cloud Expo New York: Why PostgreSQL is the Database for the Cloud

Cloud Expo New York $500 Savings here! Today, more enterprises are enabling applications to be deployed on public and private cloud infrastructure. However, to date there have been no PostgreSQL Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) options available that have the features, functionality and support that are required for enterprise environments. In her session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Karen Padir, executive vice president of products and engineering at EnterpriseDB, will discuss what enterprises require from a DBaaS and why DBAs should consider PostgreSQL to move database ... (more)

Rackspace Acquires DBaaS Provider ObjectRocket

“Databases are the core of any application and expertise in the most popular database technologies will be critical to us delivering Fanatical Support in the open cloud,” said Pat Matthews, SVP of corporate development at Rackspace Hosting, as it was announced that Rackspace has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire ObjectRocket, a MongoDB database as a service (DBaaS) provider. “As we look to expand our open cloud database offering into the MongoDB world, we are really excited to work with the entrepreneurs and engineers at ObjectRocket,” Matthews continued. With Objec... (more)

How to Choose the Right Cloud Database

Big Data Expo Early Bird Savings here! Database as a Service (DBaaS) is cloud database hosted and managed by the cloud service providers that can be accessed through public cloud or the hybrid cloud. The cloud provider takes care of provisioning, configuring, setup, maintenance, backups and patching the database. Customers are expected to export the database and start consuming the service through the pay-as-you-go model. There is a debate on whether Database as a Service (DBaaS) should be considered part of IaaS or PaaS. Though databases are part of almost all PaaS offerings, ... (more)

OpenStack Database Certification Program Announced by Tesora

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwired) -- 08/19/14 -- Enterprises and cloud operators that are looking to build database as a service (DBaaS) on OpenStack Trove can ensure that their choice of databases will work on their choice of OpenStack distributions with the announcement today of the Tesora OpenStack Database Certification Program. Trove is the open source DBaaS component of the OpenStack cloud platform. Tesora, the OpenStack Trove company focused on the success of Trove in the enterprise, is creating the certification program to provide assurance that the most widely used databas... (more)