Though cloud computing is increasingly becoming part of enterprise IT strategy, it will likely be awhile before large-scale, mission-critical databases make their way to the cloud. Businesses still have concerns over security, scalability and performance that must be addressed as the technology matures.
In late 2007-early 2008, the cloud computing buzz touched the database in earnest.
More than a year later, much of that buzz has died down, as companies continue weighing security, scalability and compliance concerns about pushing their data into the cloud. The market for cloud databases is still in its early stage, but Forrester Research analyst Noel Yuhanna said there could be an upswing in adoption in the next few years.
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