Rohit Aggarwal

December 17, 2007

Amazon’s Web services

Filed under: Reference — Rohit Aggarwal @ 3:53 am

Repost from Techmeme

Economics that are impossible to stop  —  A few days ago, Jeff Barr, Amazon’s Web services (AWS) evangelist visited my class and got a report of what we’d built over the course of the last semester on top of AWS.  Each student had built part of a project that eventually used 25-30 independent machines.

Discussion:, Read/WriteWeb, and Venture Chronicles


Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:

Amazon Takes on Oracle and IBM With SimpleDB  —  Companies can now go ahead and fire their expensive database administrators—those engineers who keep the Oracle or IBM databases humming.  Amazon has just added an enterprise-class database called SimpleDB to its suite of cloud-based IT infrastructure …

Discussion: SmoothSpan Blog, Kevin Burton’s NEW FeedBlog, OakLeaf Systems, Scobleizer, Randy Holloway Unfiltered, O’Reilly Radar, Computerworld, Rough Type, InformationWeek, Jonathan Boutelle’s home …,, Sriram Krishnan, Amazon Web Services Blog, bytes|genes,, Between the Lines, inside looking out and GigaOM

Nitin Borwankar / GigaOM:

Amazon SimpleDB 101 & Why It Matters  —  Amazon continues to amaze us with its Amazon Web Services series of offerings.  The latest is SimpleDB, which will be available in limited beta in a few weeks.  And it is bound to have a major impact on web infrastructure.  As Amazon says in its email to existing developers:

Discussion: Howard Lindzon and Seth Levine’s VC Adventure


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