The emergence of the cloud means that data-driven organizations must modernize their database environments. This document charts the three major paths data and analytics technical professionals can take to modernize their architectures for on-premises databases.
- Planning Considerations
- Existing Technical Environment
- Pathway 1: Keep Your Databases On-Premises
- Moving to Another On-Premises Vendor
- Pathway 2: Move Your Databases to the Cloud
- Pathway 3: Hybrid and Multicloud Solutions
- Avoiding Vendor Lock-In
- Understanding the Costs
- Choosing the Right Public Cloud Vendor
- Database and Application Migration
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