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Database administrators beware: The dark side of the cloud

Database administrators beware: The dark side of the cloud

Private cloud computing is set to significantly transform enterprise IT, and promises to deliver cost savings, greater agility and improved scalability. However, there is a dark side to private clouds – they significantly distort the visibility into the flow of services in the cloud. Whether they offer database as a cloud service, use a “cloud database”, or utilize hybrid models, database teams are about to lose critical information to match end users and business services with information stored in the database.