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How to Choose the Right Cloud Database: Seven Considerations

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    It is essential for your applications to run smoothly. When choosing your cloud database, keep in mind there are differences in the compatibility of the cloud database from their on-premise versions. On a side note, PostgreSQL is one of the few management systems that has version compatibility both on-premise and in the cloud.

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How to Choose the Right Cloud Database: Seven Considerations

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    It is essential for your applications to run smoothly. When choosing your cloud database, keep in mind there are differences in the compatibility of the cloud database from their on-premise versions. On a side note, PostgreSQL is one of the few management systems that has version compatibility both on-premise and in the cloud.

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.