Lydia Leong

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Link round-up

by Lydia Leong  |  June 1, 2009  |  Comments Off

Recent links of interest… I’ve heard that no less than four memcached start-ups have been recently funded. GigaOM speculates interestingly on whether memcached is good or bad for MySQL. It seems to me that in the age of cloud and hyperscale, we’re willing to sacrifice ACID compliance in many our transactions. RAM is cheap, and [...]

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Oracle in the cloud… sort of

by Lydia Leong  |  September 23, 2008  |  Comments Off

Today’s keynote at Oracle World mentioned that Oracle’s coming to Amazon’s EC2 cloud. The bottom line is that you can now get some Oracle products, including the Oracle 11g database software, bundled as AMIs (Amazon machine images) for EC2 — i.e., ready-to-deploy — and you can license these products to run in the cloud. Any [...]

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