(Ping! Zine) – Hostway, a global leader in infrastructure and Web application hosting, announced today that on August 12th 2010 it will be presenting to the Chicago chapter of the “Professional Association for SQL Server.” The presentation titled “Cloud Computing: DBA Friend or Foe?” will focus on database administration in the cloud. Hostway will be showcasing NetDBAs, an innovative enterprise-class database automation solution that simplifies the management of corporate databases and can be consumed cost effectively as a service. A 30 day free trial of the NetDBAs product will be offered to all attendees.
“Cloud Computing: DBA Friend of Foe” will be presented by Stratavia, the organization in which Hostway has partnered with to deliver NetDBAs. Stratavia is a leader in application stack automation for physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures. Stratavia automates the full operational lifecycle of enterprise database and application server technology including planning, provisioning, patching and recurring maintenance.
“We are excited to be a part of the Chicago chapter of the Professional Association for SQL Server. This is a great opportunity for chapter members to explore the value of cloud computing applications to enhance database administration” said Todd Benjamin, vice president of enterprise hosting. “We will be demonstrating NetDBA; a value added solution that automates and simplifies the most time consuming and repetitive tasks typically performed by SQL Server database administrators. NetDBAs harnesses high-end enterprise-class automation technology, and is deployed in the cloud to be cost effective and versatile.”