Database Backend - Between Ground and Clouds
Duration: 60 minutes
The choice of the database backend is one of the most important tasks during system design stage. This session compares various options available to users, such as on-premises SQL Server installation; Windows Azure SQL Database; Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) and Amazon Relation Database Service (RDS). It analyzes pros, cons and platform limitations for different types of the systems, architecture and design requirements for each platform and discusses conversion of the systems from one platform to another.