Welcome to The Cirrostratus Group June newsletter.
Libra, the cryptocurrency announced by Facebook, is a ways away from being in use but it is worth understanding and thinking about the potential future impact. I've included information below on Libra.
Database as a Service has come a long way in the past couple years. As a SaaS provider you may not need to go beyond Azure or AWS for the database in your product unless you have unique requirements but either way it's worth reading the new
Forrester Wave on Database as a Service
. It's not unexpected that AWS and Azure are in the leader category.
I found this
on SaaS pricing interesting which describes how pricing evolved at a small software company. Although their pricing model is pretty unique the description of how they got to that point is applicable to everyone, align with how your customers use your product and experiment with different approaches.
I'm always interested in hearing about your experiences with delivering cloud applications.
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