As the benefits
of Database as a Service (DBaaS)
extend beyond those of the "as-a-service" delivery mode, allowing access to a
broad range of external data sources to power business processes and augment
in-house systems of record, the DBaaS market is expected to grow rapidly in the
Recent Findings Show that Major Growth is Expected in the DBaaS Space
- According to 451research, with an expected enterprise adoption
rate to reach over 70% in 2016,
it has become clear organizations are making DBaaS a priority for
their business plans.
- According to MarketsandMarkets,
the “adoption is expected to grow steadily and shall have a persuasive
existence across all the major verticals. Improved customer experience at lower
cost, on a 'pay as you go' revenue model, will be the major 'pull' factor.”
- By 2017, the DaaS market share will
increase to 29%, “becoming the most important form of private cloud” as Oracle Research states in a recent article.
As the migration to DBaaS becomes a “must have” for
every enterprise that wants to stay ahead of the game, so is having the right
skills to implement it within your organization to guarantee optimal
skills are needed to gain good results when migrating to DBaaS?
Database administrators still need to be
trained in core administration skills when moving to the Oracle Cloud. They will
need to understand:
overall architecture of the Oracle Database Cloud,
- How to migrate to the cloud,
- How to
create an administer an instance,
- How to
- How to back up and
recover databases in the cloud,
- How to use Cloud DBA tools.
Database Administrators can struggle when
transitioning to the Cloud when:
- They are
unfamiliar with overall capabilities provided,
- They are not
familiar with Cloud DBA Tools,
- They don't know how to administer Oracle Database Cloud security measures,
- They cannot
maximize performance and scale the database environment,
Transitioning to the Cloud - a "Challenging Mission" - Not Anymore!
DBaaS represents a paradigm shift in IT, from merely
“keeping the system up & running” to higher tuning and development work –
helping customers move their businesses forward.
This type of role can be more
rewarding and provides new opportunities. Moving to the Oracle Cloud requires
new skills to fully understand all that is needed when performing Oracle
Database administrator tasks in the Cloud.
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do you think? Do you already run an DBaaS project? What has been your
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