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Nine Cloudy Challenges for Databases

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    The cloud environment is not predictable and needs to be closely monitored and managed. Besides the large-scale cloud outages we’ve all heard of (such as the Amazon-EC2 US-East meltdown last year), we have to face the facts: server crashes, hardware malfunctions and other blips in the “cloudy” skies are all part of the territory.

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Nine Cloudy Challenges for Databases

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    The cloud environment is not predictable and needs to be closely monitored and managed. Besides the large-scale cloud outages we’ve all heard of (such as the Amazon-EC2 US-East meltdown last year), we have to face the facts: server crashes, hardware malfunctions and other blips in the “cloudy” skies are all part of the territory.

The cloud has turned traditional data management on its head and there’s no doubt we've seen a renaissance of the database – particularly good-old SQL databases - because of it. When it comes to the cloud, people think they will be able to command endless resources while still being able to deploy, run and consume a distributed data solution anywhere, anytime. In this slideshow, Razi Sharir, CEO of Xeround, dives into the challenges that come along once your database is in the cloud.