Saturday, April 05, 2008

Is Google bringing Bigtable out of the closet? | Outside the Lines - CNET News.com

Looks like Google plans to join the "data in the cloud" party, e.g., with Amazon (S3, SimpleDB) and Microsoft (SQL Server Data Services)

TechCrunch is speculating that Google may begin the first major phase of becoming an infrastructure provider for developers by exposing its Bigtable data storage system as a Web service. This service would be similar to Amazon's SimpleDB service, which automatically indexes data and provides an API for storage and access.

Is Google bringing Bigtable out of the closet? | Outside the Lines - CNET News.com

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