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Best DBaaS Solution for MySQL

As the most popular open source database, MySQL has been implemented in many places, from small startups to very large organizations. Use cases vary from simple website applications to mission critical environments with 99.999% uptime requirements. MySQL just gets the job done, and is easy to work with.  Although MySQL is relatively easy to manage, it does not run on its own. There is a certain management overhead - software needs to...

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Avoiding Cloud Lock-in with a DBaaS Provider

As companies move more of their infrastructure to the cloud, they become increasingly reliant on cloud vendors. From an engineering perspective, IT’s focus is on building solutions for the business and ensuring a fast rollout of applications. Underlying infrastructure like servers, networking, storage, security mechanisms and databases are consumed, rather than built. The lock-in problem arises when the services that you are using...

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SeveralNines: An Overview of MongoDB User Management

Database User Management is a particularly important part of data security, as we must understand who is accessing the database and set the access rights of each user. If a database does not have a proper user management, user access is going to get very messy and difficult to maintain as time goes on. MongoDB is a NoSQL database and document store. Applying the RBAC (Role Based-Access Control) concept is key to implementing proper...