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Databases in Outer Space | Foley on Data

May 18, 2021
With hundreds of thousands of companies surging into the cloud and aspiring to be a data-driven business, cloud databases are becoming the central nervous system for the digital economy. Award-winning journalist and world-class content leader John Foley—who's also a Cloud Wars contributing editor—has created the Cloud Database Report to help business leaders and the tech
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Cloud Vendors Confront ‘Highest Risk’ Projects: Database Migration

April 16, 2021
As more businesses move their on-premises databases to the cloud, many face a challenge that may take months or even years to work through. How do they move terabytes, petabytes, and even exabytes of data to the cloud? The issue is one that database administrators and IT pros have long grappled with, but it’s gaining
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Database Migration: One Year or One Click? | Foley on Data

April 15, 2021
With hundreds of thousands of companies surging into the cloud and aspiring to be a data-driven business, cloud databases are becoming the central nervous system for the digital economy. Award-winning journalist and world-class content leader John Foley—who's also a Cloud Wars contributing editor—has created the Cloud Database Report to help business leaders and the tech
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Snowflake CEO Frank Slootman shares the company's Q4 cloud revenue numbers

Snowflake: 4 Big Steps on Journey to $1 Billion in Data Cloud Revenue

March 5, 2021
Snowflake continued on its high-growth trajectory in its fiscal Q4 ended Jan. 31 with product revenue jumping 116% to $178 million and overall revenue soaring 117% to $190 million.  Revenue for the fiscal year was $592 million. The cloud database provider’s guidance for the current year puts it on track to generate product revenue of
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Cloud Database Wars: Attack of the Yottabytes!! | Foley on Data

February 24, 2021
With hundreds of thousands of companies surging into the cloud and aspiring to be a data-driven business, cloud databases are becoming the central nervous system for the digital economy. Award-winning journalist and world-class content leader John Foley—who's also a Cloud Wars contributing editor—has created the Cloud Database Report to help business leaders and the tech
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Who’s #1 Cloud Database: Oracle, AWS, Microsoft? Cockroach, Databricks, Mongo?

February 24, 2021
Cloud databases have become the hottest segment of the surging cloud-computing industry as businesses large and small look to move full-speed into the digital economy with new data-driven capabilities never before possible. In his superb new ongoing analysis of this market, the Cloud Database Report,  Cloud Wars contributing editor John Foley describes the enormous upheaval
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Surging Cloud Databases Will Blow Past Legacy Databases in Mega Platform Shift

February 22, 2021
The database market is in the throes of its biggest change of the last 50 years.  Cloud databases will soon overtake traditional on-premises databases—the ones long used for transactions and analytics in corporate data centers—as the preferred data-management platforms for many use cases.  The transition is happening so fast that Gartner, in a strategic planning
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Cloud Database Report: Oracle, AWS, and Snowflake Take on All Challengers

February 7, 2021
Cloud Database Report: Oracle, AWS, and Snowflake Take on All Challengers By: John Foley Cloud Database Report: Oracle, AWS, and Snowflake Take on All Challengers By: John Foley THE PLAYERS Cloud Database Top 20View Vendors The cloud database market is growing and changing, as incumbents led by Oracle compete with the Big 3 cloud service
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