- IaaS database offerings
- Database as a Service (DBaaS)
IaaS databases and standard database servers that you are probably familiar with are ones such as SQL Server, Db2, and Oracle. These all run just as you would expect in Azure VMs in your Azure estate. To install them, you need to provision a VM with the proper OS configuration and install the database of your choice. If you have a substantial investment in Db2 and as a result have employees who are very familiar with Db2 Database Administer (DBA) administration and management, you can migrate your Db2 in z/OS to Db2 in Azure, which is Db2 LUW (which stands for Linux, Unix, and Windows). It should be noted here that Db2 for z/OS and DB2 LUW are different products and have different performance characteristics. The point here is that you can deploy them in Azure just as if you were deploying them on...