Amazon Launches Relational Database Service Amazon this week launched its Relational Database Service.(RDS) Amazon RDS is a MYSQL 5.1 database offering that will compete directly with Joyent’s recently announced MySQL Accelerator and indirectly (but not at an enterprise level) with Microsoft SQL Azure. Cloud Wars Begin Amazon also announced a 15% drop in pricing for […]
Microsoft has recently made a strong push into consolidating mind share amongst Cloud Developers with a relaunched Windows Azure Platform developer portal and targeted adverts on LinkedIn and other social networking sites. Microsoft technical strategist Steve Marx outlines the Windows Azure Platform for developers in the following video.
The Altimeter Group’s Jeremiah Owyang and Ray Wang will publish a SaaS Customer’s Bill of Rights next week. The Bill Of Rights is a collaborative effort that has input from a veritable who’s who of SaaS providers and thought leaders. The SaaS Bill of Rights follows similar efforts/reports that have been created for Cloud Computing […]