As data creation and processing increases dramatically, organizations need new ways of cataloging and storing information that are scalable and flexible and that allow for quick accessibility and fast analytic processing. One potential solution, database-as-a-service (DBaaS), which enables cloud-based data management, is fast rising in popularity, according to research firm Frost & Sullivan.

Companies using DBaaS only pay for the cloud database resources they subscribe to, and they can easily increase their databases based on the amount of data to be organized and stored. In addition, organizations using DBaaS services no longer need to manage the database itself. Service providers are responsible for software updates, data replication, data security, and other operational tasks.

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