A major NoSQL milestone
Enter Amazon's new service. It can make NoSQL implementations easier and cheaper for startups and software developers because they won't have to worry about servers and storage needed to run it.
"DynamoDB is the result of 15 years of learning in the areas of large scale non-relational databases and cloud services," writes Amazon CTO Werner Vogels in his All Things Distributed blog. "Today’s web-based applications often encounter database scaling challenges when faced with growth in users, traffic, and data. With Amazon DynamoDB, developers scaling cloud-based applications can start small with just the capacity they need and then increase the request capacity of a given table as their app grows in popularity.