Databases underlie most other applications, so it’s no surprise that database-as-a-service options are becoming more common. But if you’re thinking of rolling out databases in a cloud environment or consuming them as a service, there are some important caveats to bear in mind.
A footnote to our earlier discussion on why IPv6 hasn’t been widely adopted: the numbering of the newer version is clearly designed to suggest that it’s an improved successor to IPv4. But is that name actually logical and helpful?
Last year’s court decision that ruled Optus’ TV Now catchup service effectively illegal clearly dealt a blow to any plans to develop similar cloud-based TV recording services. But did it also cast a broader shadow over the prospects for other cloud-based developers?