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Cloudera teams up to connect Oracle and Hadoop

Cloudera and Quest software are partnering to provide connectivity between Oracle and Hadoop.

By June 21, 2010


Amazon's in-cloud database gets MySQL option

The Net retailer's cloud-computing effort is getting more sophisticated with the arrival of a database service with which more people will be familiar.

By October 27, 2009


Microsoft releases SQL Azure Database preview

Free trial of its cloud-based relational database is made available, along with a preview of an SQL Server driver for building PHP applications for the Azure platform

By August 19, 2009


The new databases

New techniques and technologies are increasingly augmenting the relational database in large-scale distributed computing.

By August 5, 2009


Amazon Web Services: 'Ship us your drives'

The cloud services provider has come up with a way to deal with large amounts of data and insufficient upload bandwidth.

By May 22, 2009


Amazon's database service enters public testing

SimpleDB moves into broader testing in the Amazon Web Services suite--and gets a price cut and free basic usage.

By December 1, 2008


The great paradigm shift of cloud computing is not self-service...

Tremendous opportunity and innovation has been delivered by self-service cloud platforms. But this shift will be peanuts compared to a great technological transition now in the works.

By December 22, 2008


Handicapping cloud computing: The big picture

ZDNet's Larry Dignan outlines the landscape for cloud computing, including how big the stakes really are, and how well Google and Amazon.com will fare.

By December 12, 2008


Polluting the cloud with incompatible ideas and applications

For the cloud to reach its full potential new application development and deployment technologies will be required.

By August 25, 2008


Amazon launches hard disk in the sky

New Elastic Block Storage for Amazon Web Services gives developers low-level access to cloud-based data stores.

By August 21, 2008