Your data in different clouds

Posted by Gabriel Figueiredo on Apr 11, 2019 8:26:20 AM

In Data Warehouse, Serverless, Slicingdice, Clouds

How much would you say a plane ticket cost 60 years ago? Even if you don’t know the exact number, you’d guess a lot, right? Now,pretend that around the same period, your grandparents were fascinated by astronomy and wanted to fly over the clouds to contemplate their passion?

They had to be financially privileged, no doubt. Or pilots ! But if neither situation happened during that period, your grandparents wish to fly over the clouds was probably a no- go.

Your business may have had no access to the clouds before either

Nowadays, companies are also looking for clouds, but in a much different context. Comparison may sound dull, but if you go back a decade, how accessible and what costs did such technology show ?

You’d likely say cloud computing was only affordable by enterprises, and if you were not one back then, your business was locked out of this environment, having to rely on on-premises servers to generate insights from data. 

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 Today, no matter your company size, cloud computing can be an important asset to help you implement a company-wide data-driven culture in your operations. You don’t have to invest in expensive, outdated and complex hardware anymore. The use of as-a-service solutions to deploy cloud-based environments has been widely adopted.

But you need simplicity in cloud

Although the cloud computing environment is how many companies (perhaps this is your case as well) have had the possibility of investing in data for the first time, it creates more hurdles between raw data and insightful business-oriented decisions, as setting up in public clouds is as complex as setting up on-premise solutions. You require specialized personnel for each different cloud provider and software you’re trying to deploy, and also to integrate all of those systems. Then you have to maintain and update them, when needed. This means constant intervention, just to keep your data pipeline flowing.

 This is sure to makes the establishment of a data-driven culture much harder and it can be a huge setback due to both technological or business requirements. It results in over budgeted, frustrating and never-ending projects.

What makes SlicingDice different

Some cloud solutions in the market claim they’re fully managed, cheap and easy to use, which is not quite what the reality shows. The All-in-One Data Warehouse provided by SlicingDice is REALLY fully managed, highly available and easy to use. It can be quickly and easily deployed on public clouds from the leading providers (AWS, GCP, Azure, Alibaba and OVH). You can deploy it wherever you prefer, taking our awesome technology wherever it may be needed 

Being able to deploy on any cloud means you can leverage SlicingDice without worrying about anything and set it up in any public cloud you already use. By doing that, you don't take the risk of losing performance and can also leverage all our built-in fundamental tools used by technical and business people to transform companies' raw data into insightful business-oriented decisions.

You can simply create a database, choose a cloud and region and start loading data. We’ll manage everything so you don’t have to worry or waste resources. You can create databases in any cloud and region, complying with your regulatory or compatibility needs. If you already use those clouds, any separate tools or legacy systems deployed in them can be easily paired with SlicingDice, without having to move an entire dataset at once. This means less integration workloads and downtime, saving time, money and improving your ROI by using a single solution to handle all your data types and challenges - in whichever cloud they might be.

What cloud would you like to use? SlicingDice helps you generate insights from your data using multiple cloud providers, meaning more security and back up for you.

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