Managed Database as a Service (Advance)
Database as a Service is a managed service offering by the Cloud Service Providers wherein in operating system and all low level components such as drivers, I/O, network, etc. are managed and optimized by the Cloud Service Providers. All objects created using “Database as a Service” are transparent to the underlying operating system. Activities such as OS management, antivirus, encryption, hardening, etc. are included under this service. Automated failover, backup & recovery, isolation & security, scaling, automated patching, advanced monitoring, and routine maintenance are responsibilities of the CSP. Each database as a service will be offered by the Cloud Service Providers with a minimum storage inclusion of 50 GB HDD or 50 GB SSD. CSPs shall be required to provide a transparent view of the database activities managed by them.