A database-as-a-service (DBaaS) relieves fast-moving teams from worrying about hardware purchase/setup, database installation and configuration, or database maintenance and administration. However, some DBaaS options have drawbacks that can impact long-term agility, productivity, costs, and ultimately growth.
This paper outlines 7 key considerations that help teams tap the many benefits a DBaaS has to offer — without falling into some of the common traps. Read it to explore:
- DBaaS options that limit your flexibility, rack up costs, and impact your application’s user experience
- What you should plan to continue managing with a DBaaS and what you can expect your DBaaS vendor to handle
- A guide for estimating the resources required to support the DBaaS evaluation and adoption process