IBM Announces New Database-as-a-Service Tools
The IBM toolkit is optimized for the open source databases MongoDB, EDB PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Redis, Neo4j and Apache Cassandra.
IBM has decided to launch new Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) tools that allow enterprise developers and IT departments to leverage the efficiency of cloud computing in delivery issues without losing control or monitoring of resources.
This is the Open Platform Toolkit Open Platform for DBaaS in IBM Power Systems.
This solution runs on OpenPOWER LC servers designed for Big Data. And, among other things, it comes with self-service portal, cloud-oriented operations manager, elastic cloud infrastructure and disk imaging tool. One of its main features is that it is optimized for different open source databases. That is, for MongoDB, EDB PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, Redis, Neo4j and Apache Cassandra.
“As the need to deliver new applications faster than ever in a digital world increases,” said Terri Virnig, vice president of Power Ecosystem & Strategy at IBM, “Developers are turning to modern software development models including DevOps, As-a-Service and self-service to increase the volume, speed and variety of business applications. ”
“With Open Platform for DBaaS,” Virnig continues, “IBM supports these development models in the cloud to provide greater data control, access and security.”
It would also offer “choice and flexibility for the agile development of new innovative applications”.