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Market Guide for Database Platform as a Service

Published: 15 September 2016

ID: G00281345

Analyst(s): Donald Feinberg , Rick Greenwald , Adam Ronthal , Shubhangi Vashisth


The database-platform-as-a-service market continues gaining momentum, driven by maturing products, reports of major resource savings, increased product choice and a general acceptance of the cloud. CIOs and data and analytics leaders should use dbPaaS to address core business requirements.

Table Of Contents

Market Definition

Market Direction

Market Analysis

  • Requirements of dbPaaS
  • Types of dbPaaS Data Stores
  • Hybrid Architectures in Demand
  • Cautions Regarding dbPaaS
    • Use Cases

Representative Vendors

  • Representative dbPaaS Vendors and Their Products
    • Aiiria
    • Altiscale
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
    • BlobCity
    • Cazena
    • CenturyLink
    • Citus
    • ClearDB
    • Clusterpoint
    • CumuLogic
    • Database Labs
    • EnterpriseDB
    • Google
    • IBM
    • Instaclustr
    • Microsoft
    • Mirantis
    • mLab
    • MongoDB
    • Oracle
    • Qubole
    • Rackspace
    • Redis Labs
    • Salesforce
    • SAP
    • Snowflake
    • Teradata
    • Tesora
    • Tieto

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