The surprising truth about re-platforming databases to public cloud
Enterprises are moving full steam to the public cloud unencumbered by what is happening in the economy. If anything, volatility due to Covid has raised the importance of cloud benefits and the prospect of flexibility and scalability has further accelerated this movement. Enterprises no longer view public cloud as merely Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). Instead, they are looking for a highly integrated enterprise platform.
Data is the heart of the matter. In particular, data warehousing has emerged as the backbone of cloud data strategies. Every CIO must now solve the challenge of re-platforming their workloads from on-prem systems to cloud native ones.
Curiously, instead of new vendors sweeping the floor with their legacy counterparts, a very different dynamic is emerging. For example, Snowflake, who positioned itself as the #1 cloud migrator recently had to admit that it isn’t that easy, after all. Read the full article here.