As a Solutions Architect, there are times when you actually need to replicate customer scenarios, often becomes a challenge, unless you have your own data center to facilitate the same.
Well thanks to the Cloud, Pre-Sales Engineers, Solutions Engineers and Architects can now use the cloud to implement Proof of Concepts in a simplified manner.
This post will focus on two primary aspects relating to a PoC.
1) IaaS –> Infrastructure as a Service
2) DaaS –> Database as a Service
The Infrastructure as a Service entails the setting up of your hardware environment needed for the PoC.
These would include but not limited to the following
- Virtual Machines
- Virtual Networks
- Directory Services and many more
The Database as a Service entails the setting up a Database Platform in the Cloud.
The platforms currently supported are
- Microsoft SQL Server
- IBM DB2
- Sybase ASE and many more!
In future posts we will cover how to setup a Database in the Cloud.
Wishing y'all a Very Merry Christmas Eve! and Merry Christmas!