Autonomous Databases?


I was talking to some people today about the concept of Autonomous Databases. The idea is that the database platform can do most, if not all, of the work of storing and managing data by itself.  

These are a few of the concepts that were shared, primarily as discussion points, but you have to be in complete denial if you think that no one is working on such a thing: 

Self-driving: The platform could do all the mundane tasks like tuning queries, adding more resources, backing up databases, patching, etc. Without your intervention. 

Self-healing: When system