Database Management as a Service: Challenges and Opportunities

  title={Database Management as a Service: Challenges and Opportunities},
  author={Divyakant Agrawal and Amr El Abbadi and Fatih Emekçi and Ahmed Metwally},
  journal={2009 IEEE 25th International Conference on Data Engineering},
Data outsourcing or database as a service is a new paradigm for data management in which a third party service provider hosts a database as a service. The service provides data management for its customers and thus obviates the need for the service user to purchase expensive hardware and software, deal with software upgrades and hire professionals for administrative and maintenance tasks. Since using an external database service promises reliable data storage at a low cost it is very attractive… CONTINUE READING
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