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How database virtualization breaks the vendor lock-in of one of the oldest branches of IT — The New Stack

This article was originally published in The New Stack In the age of public cloud, shouldn’t vendor lock-in be a thing of the past? Every other discipline in IT has been transformed in the past 20 years by virtualization. From storage and compute to networking, virtualization has revolutionized the space. And then there’s database. Database […]

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Datometry to Teradata and Oracle customers: Move to cloud without changing code — ZDNet

This article was originally published in ZDNet, written by Tony Baer Teradata has long distinguished itself, not simply by its scale or performance, but by an advanced SQL engine that was designed for handling extremely complex functions such as recursive queries and implicit joins, unique syntax, and custom logic for parallelizing workloads. The result is that Teradata has long positioned

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Will databases be the kingmakers in the cloud wars? — ComputerWeekly

This article was originally published in ComputerWeekly. The days where Hyperscalers competed primarily for their customers’ compute and storage needs are numbered. Over the past years, enterprises started valuing deeply integrated services much more than the mere infrastructure-for-hire of the early days of public cloud. As enterprises adopt the public cloud, managing data has emerged as a

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Why Cloud Adoption is Still a Hard Problem for IT Leaders — Forbes

This article was originally published in Forbes The numbers don’t seem to add up. Cloud vendors report new highs with every earnings report and underline the prospects of what is arguably the hottest growth market in IT. Yet only 5% of enterprise IT spending is going toward the cloud, so far. Something is holding IT leaders back.   Moving the enterprise to the cloud is probably the single most critical challenge for IT leaders. But to grasp the challenge one must understand

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3 Reasons Why SQL Code Conversion Doesn’t Live Up to Its Promise — Integration Developer News

This article was originally published in Integration Developer News. It’s no secret that enterprises are looking to replace their existing data warehouse with modern technology in the public cloud. IT leaders have a difficult decision to make – what is the best way to transition? They can either virtualize the existing data warehouse onto the

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Cloud Data Warehouse Migration a Group Effort for UK’s Co-op – Datanami

It’s not unheard of for customers to spend several years and tens of millions of dollars trying to migrate from one data warehouse to another. It’s also not uncommon for these exercises to fail. But for the Co-op Group in the UK, the migration from a Teradata warehouse to Azure SQL Data Warehouse not only

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Even Seasoned IT Warriors Fumble When Migrating Data to the Cloud — The New Stack

If there is one operation that just about every IT leader dreads, it must be database migrations. So much so that CIOs have routinely pursued an avoidance strategy. Instead of grabbing the bull by the horns, database migrations are typically passed on to the next CIO. However, the cloud is changing the database market rapidly

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