Cloudcast Basics
Cloudcast Basics
Jan 29, 2021
Cloud Computing - Databases
Play • 15 min

SHOW: Season 1, Show 5

OVERVIEW: From the creators of the Internet's #1 Cloud Computing podcast, The Cloudcast, Aaron Delp (@aarondelp) and Brian Gracely (@bgracely) introduce this new podcast,  Cloudcast Basics.  

  • What does database mean in the cloud? Relational, Non-Relational, Key-Value, In-Memory, Time Series, Document 
  • How are databases allocated? Purpose, Capacity, Performance, Availability, Geographic Location
  • How were databases allocated before cloud computing? DBAs
  • What does the cloud computing provider do with a database offering (responsibilities vs. customer responsibilities? Lots of variety, depending on the service
  • Why are there so many variations of databases? (lots of different application needs, DB technology has advanced quite a bit in the last decade)
  • Does it matter where the database is located? How do clouds organize databases(availability zones, regions, etc.)?
  • How much do databases cost in the cloud? What are the various ways you can buy security? Native services vs. 3rd-party services.


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Here are some great places to begin your cloud journey, if you're interested in getting hands-on experience with the technology, or you'd like to build your skills towards a certification. 


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