Recently I was asked to contribute my thoughts on what things in database technology were a surprise in 2018 along with what trends and topics would be relevant in 2019. You can read the full article here in Database Zone:
Database 2018 Surprises and 2019 Predictions
By Tom Smith | December 3, 2018
Here is a summary of my thoughts:
Surprises in 2018
Predictions for 2019
Whether these things come to pass, the trends are certainly there now. It will be interesting to see how it plays out over the next year.