Amazon RDS Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of Amazon RDS competitors and alternatives
Microsoft
Real User
Manager of Architecture/Design with 51-200 employees
Mar 22 2017

What is most valuable?

* Cloud products reduce the cost of the production of software products * You do not have to buy the product at the up-front market cost * You pay for it as you use the product * You can develop a product on your own premises * Just give the... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We developed our product with a small team of .NET developers for a client, a law university in Delhi, India. We received the requirements from conversations of our team with our client, over the phone, and with email. There was minimal... more»

What needs improvement?

Microsoft has delivered on its promise by providing a free, developer-student (community) edition of Visual Studio.
Real User
Senior Enterprise Architect with 501-1,000 employees
Jun 26 2017

What do you think of Google Cloud SQL?

Valuable Features Automated backups Read replicas Integration with other GCP services • Improvements to My Organization Reduced management overhead on the DB side; scripted env-ts (setup and tear down of the infrastructure within GCP). • Room for Improvement Accessibility over internal network, rather than by public IP only MySQL clustering (rather than replication or failover only) • Stability Issues Not really, as long as GCP infrastructure is up. • Scalability Issues For write operations – yes, as there is no MySQL clustering mode. • Previous Solutions Hosted MySQL DB, maintained by DBA; reason for switch: overall move to the cloud of other GCP components. • Initial Setup Very straightforward, just a simple page to configure DB capacity and some...
Real User
CTO at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Nov 01 2017

What do you think of Oracle Database as a Service?

Valuable Features Resource elasticity Rapid provisioning Automated centralized management of all DBs Measured services, etc. • Improvements to My Organization Technically, apart from the cost reduction, it reduces the administration overheads. Scale-up and scale-down resources, as per the demand to ensure the major business, do not impact performance issues. • Room for Improvement Reduce the licensing cost further. Stronger security • Use of Solution Over one year now. • Deployment Issues Challenges faced when migrating the on-premise database to cloud, especially VLDBs. • Stability Issues Mostly with the internet availability and speed. Nothing really with the stability of the DBaaS. • Scalability Issues Not anything we have come across. • Customer...

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