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Benefits of Managed Databases

Published on November 10, 2020 · Updated on November 10, 2020
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By Alexis Reyes
Developer and author at DigitalOcean.
Benefits of Managed Databases


About the Talk

Learn about the benefits of Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS), commonly known as managed databases, from Alexis Reyes, Senior Solutions Engineer at DigitalOcean. He’ll walk through all things DBaaS, including the difficulties that come with managing a database on your own.

What You’ll Learn

  • Benefits of DBaaS
  • When to switch to fully managed databases
  • Architecture examples and ideas
  • How to create a DigitalOcean Managed Database, and add a failover node and read replica


About the Presenter

Alexis Reyes is a Senior Solutions Engineer at DigitalOcean with over 10 years of data center experience. He focuses on understanding how his customers’ businesses and technologies align, and enabling their journey toward the cloud.

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Excellent presentation by Mr. Reyes, kudos to him! The presentation does show truthful and meaningful reasons for switching to a managed DB solution. I will definitely look into this. The idea of the video is great!