Amazon Unveils Cloud-Based Relational DB

Friday Oct 30th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Offering an on-demand relational database is an effort to provide clients greater flexibility.

[From Datamation]

Amazon Web Services has unveiled the Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), a Web-based service that helps customers set up, operate and augment relational databases in the cloud.

As corporate customers are increasingly turning to cloud-based applications for storage, security and a variety of business applications, this aggregated content requires a degree of database sophistication that's typically only found with on-premise offerings from the likes of Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) or IBM (NYSE: IBM).

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