A basic database service, though in beta testing, joins Amazon's Elastic Cloud Computing and Simple Storage Service.
SimpleDB moves into broader testing in the Amazon Web Services suite--and gets a price cut and free basic usage.
Cloudera and Quest software are partnering to provide connectivity between Oracle and Hadoop.
New Elastic Block Storage for Amazon Web Services gives developers low-level access to cloud-based data stores.
The company begins testing a service called CloudStatus that reports on the performance of Amazon Web Services.
Amazon S3 is Amazon's cloud storage service.
For the cloud to reach its full potential new application development and deployment technologies will be required.
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
Problems with online storage service causes many sites to present broken images.
The cloud services provider has come up with a way to deal with large amounts of data and insufficient upload bandwidth.