Data Property Rights, Not Portability

Data portability is a non-solution to a non-problem. An alternate approach, one that supports strong-terms-of- service guarantees from web app vendors and includes terms that guarantee four data property rights, would pretty much render data portability a non-issue.…

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Amazon SimpleDB 101 & Why It Matters

SimpleDB is hugely disruptive. Sure, it will take some time to evolve the new thinking patterns and new design disciplines that this technology forces us to consider. To do so, consider this breakdown of the similarities and differences between SimpleDB and conventional relational databases.…

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