Gartner Research

Hybrid DBMS Cloud Defined, and Why You Want to Know!

Published: 01 April 2016

ID: G00292365

Analyst(s): Donald Feinberg , Adam Ronthal

Summary

The majority of enterprises leveraging cloud will be moving to and living in a hybrid deployment world for the foreseeable future. Information architects and data leaders need to understand the primary scenarios for hybrid DBMS cloud and how they align with core use cases and architectures.

Table Of Contents
  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Architectural considerations for dealing with a hybrid DBMS cloud environment are neither inherently obvious nor consistent and may have financial and performance implications for information architects and data leaders
    • Architecture Spanning
    • Use Case Specific
    • Multicloud
  • Security and information governance policies defined for on-premises deployments may not fully translate to cloud, forcing information architects and data leaders to revise them
  • Information architects and data leaders must understand how data flow, both in volume and direction, and data location impact application latency, SLAs, high-availability and disaster recovery strategies, and financial models in hybrid DBMS cloud scenarios

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