Read Jessica Davis’ article about how companies are relying more on cloud adoption for data infrastructure on Information Week :
Everyone agrees that data is the new oil. But if you are going to make the most of this fuel that will run the future economy, you need to invest in the infrastructure that supports it: the database and associated applications and analytics. The database market has evolved with more demand for open source and systems that go beyond your standard relational database management system. But perhaps the most sweeping change in the market is not about any of those things. It’s about where that technology is deployed, on-premises or in the cloud. The future of the database, database infrastructure, and analytics, like a lot of other software that was previously on-premises, is in the cloud.
Read her full article here.