IBM to Acquire Cloudant: Open, Cloud Database Service Helps Organizations Simplify Mobile, Web App and Big Data Development

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a privately held database-as-a-service (DBaaS) provider that enables developers to easily and quickly create next generation mobile and web apps. . “IBM is leading the charge in helping its clients take advantage of big data, cloud and mobile,” said Sean Poulley, vice president, Databases & Data Warehousing, IBM. By Bob Gourley Note: we have been tracking Cloudant in our special reporting on Analytical Tools , Big Data Capabilities , and Cloud Computing.

Expanding the Cloud: Enabling Globally Distributed Applications and Disaster Recovery

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and enable you to maintain a nearly up-to-date copy of your master database in a different AWS Region. Amazon RDS offers a monthly uptime percentage SLA of 99.95% per Multi-AZ database instance.

Expanding the Cloud for Windows Developers - All Things Distributed

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s announcement of Amazon RDS for Microsoft SQL Server and.NET support for AWS Elastic Beanstalk marks another important step in our commitment to increase the flexibility for AWS customers to use the choice of operating system, programming language, development tools and database software that meet their application requirements. Managing databases has been a stumbling block for many of our customers, shifting their time away from developing innovative applications to the â??muckâ??