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Blog archive Unleashes Cloud Database

Those marketing folks at sure have a way with domain names. They've got, of course, along with and

Yes,'s new database service for the cloud is called How brilliant is that? Your editor is on his way to squat on other domain names (is that still possible?) that might someday want to use:,,,

Wait, what's with that last one? Well, -- a company we at RCPU generally like, by the way -- is claiming that is the first database for the cloud, which would be true if Microsoft and Amazon Web Services didn't already have cloud databases.

But is saying that apps developed for will run on other platforms as well as on the company's own platform -- Microsoft's Azure included. apps will also work on a variety of devices, apparently. That's pretty cool and maybe fairly unique, so maybe we should go get Unless has it already, of course.

Posted by Lee Pender on 12/08/2010 at 1:23 PM

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