Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers
The information technology has grown tremendously during the last two decades and information sharing and exchange has been changed from standalone machine to networking, networking to internet, internet to cloud environment. The use of database in this context has also changed due to the business requirement and functionalities provided. In this paper, the authors present a survey of databases used from traditional computing environment to cloud environment. The aim of this paper is to provide a better understanding of usage and the issues & challenges of the databases used in cloud environment.