Friday, June 12, 2009

Watch out, Oracle: Google tests cloud-based database

It’ll be interesting to see how this plays out

Data spaces as a concept has been around since the early 1990s, and Google, realizing its potential, has been developing it since it acquired Transformic, a pioneer of the technology, in 2005, Arnold said.

Data-spaces technology seeks to solve the problem of the multiple data types and data formats that reside in organizations, which have to scrub the data and make it uniform, often at great cost and effort, in order to store and analyze it in conventional databases.

Watch out, Oracle: Google tests cloud-based database

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