Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Another Amazon 'cloud' database, but this one will be Oracle-compatible

Aiming high...

EnterpriseDB Corp. plans in March to start beta-testing an online version of its Oracle-compatible database that will leverage Amazon.com Inc.'s Web-based computing and storage services.

The EnterpriseDB Advanced Server Cloud Edition will be much more powerful than the SimpleDB Web database that Amazon itself plans to offer, claimed Bob Zurek, the Edison, N.J.-based software vendor's chief technology officer.

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"What MySQL was for LAMP, we will be for the Cloud," he said, referring to the popular open-source technology stack of Linux, Apache, MySQL and either Perl, PHP or Python.

Another Amazon 'cloud' database, but this one will be Oracle-compatible

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