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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How good is free?

Skype CEO Niklas Zennström is back to taunting telecoms, this time at CeBIT. His rallying cry: “Free is good. Free service is…

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