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2. Introduction to Database as a Service

Abhinivesh Jain and Niraj Mahajan1

(1)Pune, Maharashtra, India

In the last chapter, you learned the basics of cloud computing, so now let’s see what cloud computing means from the database perspective. In this chapter, you will learn about the database as a service (DBaaS) concept, including ways to implement it, public cloud offerings around it, and private cloud offerings around it. You will learn about DBaaS as Infrastructure as a service, DBaaS as Platform as a service, and DBaaS in the managed service model. You also learn about the basic terminologies related to prominent cloud ...

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