Archive for January, 2011
I’ve often thought to myself that when I move a serious database to the cloud, how would I monitor its performance and such. Sounds simple, right — just use whatever I’d use on-premise. Not so fast …
mongoDB has several cloud database as a service offerings available, and ties in nicely with the Heroku Ruby on Rails application platform.
I was just reading through Embarcadero Technologies’ Database Trends Survey Report for December 2010. One of the most interesting tidbits is on page 24. When asked which upcoming technology will have the greatest impact on the database industry, more than one-third of survey respondents (34%) selected databases in the cloud. Virtualization ranked second with 27%, then solid state […]