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+ - Amazon Cloud Adds Hosted MySQL->

Submitted by 1sockchuck
1sockchuck (826398) writes "Amazon Web Services has added a relational database service to host MySQL databases in the cloud, and is also dropping prices on its Amazon EC2 compute service by as much as 15 percent. Amazon says the new service lets users focus on development rather than maintenance, but it will probably be bad news for startups offering database services built atop Amazon's cloud. Cloud Avenue warns that Amazon RDS should serve as "a warning bell for the companies that build their entire business on Amazon ecosystem. ... They are just one announcement away from complete destruction." Data Center Knowledge has a roundup of analysis and commentary on Amazon RDS and its impact on the cloud ecosystem."
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Amazon Cloud Adds Hosted MySQL

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Adding features does not necessarily increase functionality -- it just makes the manuals thicker.

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