Cloud Express

Cloud Express is a collection of articles written by Mike Waas, the Founder and CEO of Datometry. This informative series covers topics ranging from the paradox of database migration, why cloud computing has gone mainstream at last,important considerations and common challenges of replatforming, and more.

Cloud Express

Cloud Express is a collection of articles written by Mike Waas, the Founder and CEO of Datometry. This informative series covers topics ranging from the paradox of database migration, why cloud computing has gone mainstream at last,important considerations and common challenges of replatforming, and more.

Part I

Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream – At Last

It has been well over 10 years since Amazon unveiled AWS—its public cloud computing platform—and almost the same time since the initial release of Microsoft Azure, not to mention a number of … Read More

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Part II

Cloud Databases and The Innovator’s Dilemma

Data management in the cloud promises to be the most significant innovation in the database field in decades. IT leaders across all verticals are currently evaluating the various cloud database offerings but … Read More

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Part III

Cloud Databases Shed Operations and Maintenance

Asking any enterprise IT leader about their challenges and satisfaction with their database operations could generate a long litany of complaints big and small. And, while the value of databases is undisputed, … Read More

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Part IV

Cloud Databases: The Advantage of No More Performance Tuning

For DBAs and enterprise IT, one of the key challenges is the tuning of databases and query workloads. It has become a core IT discipline in its own right over the past … Read More

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Part V

Database Migration Paradox: The Surprising Truth About Replatforming

With the on-premises segment of the database market hurtling toward its demise, enterprises of all sizes are moving their data and database assets to the cloud and have begun to face one … Read More

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Part VI

Application Modernization: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Enterprise IT leaders are facing enormous challenges in how best to modernize their database or data warehouse applications as enterprises are moving to the cloud and on-premises databases need to be replaced … Read More

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Part VII

Virtualizing the Database: A New Paradigm

Cloud databases are about to redefine the database landscape in a fundamental way. They are cost-effective and easy to operate on one hand yet offer unprecedented flexibility and scale on the other. … Read More

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