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How to Choose the Right Cloud Database: Seven Considerations

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    Programming in the cloud is no easy feat, but using a portable API such as JClouds lets you focus on your application development and not the underlying platform. Be sure the cloud provider you choose has a fully supported API adaptor, as there are variations between platforms.

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How to Choose the Right Cloud Database: Seven Considerations

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    Programming in the cloud is no easy feat, but using a portable API such as JClouds lets you focus on your application development and not the underlying platform. Be sure the cloud provider you choose has a fully supported API adaptor, as there are variations between platforms.

A word to developers – if you haven’t yet been asked to port your applications to the cloud, you will be. It’s best to be prepared, because developers charged with choosing the right cloud database to best serve their data and applications are faced with a plethora of choices. There are some significant pitfalls if you make the wrong decision, because the options vary widely in capability, features and pricing. With so many cloud database solutions available, how do you know which one is right for you? Tom Kincaid, vice president of products and engineering at EnterpriseDB, suggests that you keep these seven considerations in mind when looking for the right cloud database.